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What Are Steroids?

Lucy Bell-Young

19th August 2020

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As biologically active organic compounds, steroids are artificial hormones that are derived from naturally-occurring hormones in the body. These compounds are structurally composed of four cycloalkane rings found in multicellular organisms. Steroids mainly function as vital biocomponents that affect a huge range of physiological processes.  Types Of Steroids There are hundreds of different… Continue reading »

What Coronavirus Vaccines Are Being Developed?

Lucy Bell-Young

17th August 2020

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Clear bottle with 'covid-19 vaccine' label

As confirmed cases of COVID-19 continue to rise, the world is trying to ready itself for a second wave of the pandemic. After emerging from several months of lockdown, many countries are once again facing the possibility of their healthcare systems being overwhelmed. Although some countries have been able to flatten the infectious… Continue reading »

10 Best Science Instagram Accounts You Should Follow

Jessica Clifton

12th August 2020

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With the increasing use of the phrase “Science Meets Art“, people are realising more and more how we can see the beauty in science. With this in mind, some major science publications have extended their social media presence to Instagram, so anyone interested in science or art can experience science through visual media.… Continue reading »

What Is A Dietary Supplement?

Jessica Clifton

5th August 2020

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What is a dietary supplement

What is a dietary supplement? Well, dietary supplements can be minerals, vitamins, proteins, enzymes, or any other nutritional products that are marketed as health-boosting food supplements.  Sometimes, dietary supplements are even implied to have natural curative or holistic properties. However, this belief is often contradicted by the disclaimers on the products’ labels, which… Continue reading »

What Is Vitamin B6?

Jessica Clifton

29th July 2020

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What is vitamin B6

An essential nutrient that is found in many foods, vitamin B6 is crucial in the healthy functioning of our skin, blood, muscles, and central nervous system. Understanding what this vitamin is, therefore, can help you plan your diet more efficiently and allow you to live a healthier life.  What Does Vitamin B6 Do? … Continue reading »

How To Make Bath Bombs Safely

Jessica Clifton

22nd July 2020

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How to make bath bombs safely

A warm, soothing, soapy bath after a long day at work is the ultimate in relaxation…and maybe more so if you know that you’re enjoying it with a bath bomb you’ve made. Making your own bath bombs is fun, and can save you money – plus, you’ll get the exact scent you want.… Continue reading »

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