Or – why science is amazing and wonderful and cool. Two things happened this week which reminded me just how fascinating science, and especially biology, (sorry Prof. Brian Cox) can be. Firstly I gave a tour of our lab to some non scientists. I had 45 minutes to fill and it was a little daunting.… Continue reading The Measles Vaccine – With Extra Life Saving Bonus
Have you vaccinated your kids against smallpox? No? Why on earth not? Oh, wait… I’ve not given my kids the smallpox vaccine, I doubt anyone reading this has – why? Because there is no more smallpox. Barring a few samples in two high security labs the disease simply does not exist anymore. Look it up… Continue reading Have Your Kids Had Their Smallpox Vaccination?