COVID-19 Vaccines – everything you need to know

Vaccines were always a controversy. The discovery of the vaccine was highly criticised by society, and even 300 years later there is still a fiery debate with different members of society on opposite sides, leading to significant impact in the department of public health. It is actually a fact that 23% of Americans eligible forContinue reading “COVID-19 Vaccines – everything you need to know”

Oxygen Transport: the Regulation of our Bodily Fluids

Oxygen is the final electron acceptor in the body. It binds with the electrons at the end of the electron transport chain in respiration. Therefore the transport of oxygen across the body is a crucial procedure as oxygen must be able to travel to all the respiring cells in the body to collect the electronsContinue reading “Oxygen Transport: the Regulation of our Bodily Fluids”

The life of a cell: cell cycle

Our cells are the building blocks of our bodies. They operate and function, provide the structure for our bodies, take in nutrients and do their specifed roles for our body, but they aren’t immortal. These cells must continually be replicated and be able to divide, to ensure our body can fully operate. That’s why cellContinue reading “The life of a cell: cell cycle”

DNA Replication: Creating your Genome

DNA is the genetic material, the code for life. Think of it as the instruction manual of our cells. It essentially holds all the information our cells need to function properly so it’s existence is pretty important. That is why such intricate procedures must take place in replicating said DNA. Any harm or damage orContinue reading “DNA Replication: Creating your Genome”