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Here are 10 reasons why you should get vaccinated If you’re among those feeling hesitant about getting a COVID-19 vaccine, Alessandro Siani explains why you should consider getting vaccinated

05 January 2021 6 min read

If you’re among those feeling hesitant about getting a COVID-19 vaccine – or if you’re wondering why vaccines are considered one of humanity’s greatest achievements – here are 10 reasons why you should consider getting vaccinated.

Woman injecting elderly male patient with vaccine

The Next Generation of Antibiotics Tackling one of the biggest problems facing contemporary medicine: antimicrobial resistance

25 November 2020 2 min read

Professor Anastasia Callaghan and her team in the School of Biological Sciences are tackling one of the biggest problems facing contemporary medicine: antimicrobial resistance.

Professor Anastasia Callaghan smiling and looking to her left, Life Solved logo in the corner

A Short Guide to Modern Necromancy Connecting our modern world to long lost populations in surprising ways

07 April 2020 Dr Garry Scarlett 5 min read

Over the past 35 years modern science has developed its own form of necromancy; the analysis of DNA recovered from bones of long dead people and animals.

Garry Scarlett - Heritage Hub

Thames Humpback whale killed by ship – the casualty of a global problem The threat of ship strike is truly a global issue, also affecting seals, dolphins, sharks and turtles in coastal and offshore areas around the world.

15 October 2019 5 min read

We need to manage our marine spaces to minimise mortality, so that the death of the Thames humpback remains an oddity rather than the norm, explains Dr Sarah Marley and James Robbins for The Conversation.

Whale in the sea

How mind-controlling parasites can get inside your head

01 April 2016 8 min read

A number of studies suggest humans infected with certain parasites could be more susceptible to a variety of mental health issues.

Man in suit holding his hands to his head in anguish

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