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Biosensors

Biosensors

The future of diagnostics Biosensors could sound as one of those new buzzowords that come from time to time only to leave, but I thinks that in their case they will help us improve our lives in pretty big way. Biosensors have been getting more and more attention lately and this is because of the many advantages we could actually get from them such detecting if there are any kinds of pathogen (aka bacteria or others that could harm you)….

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YoungHumans

YoungHumans

As I was finishing my master’s degree I was completely lost about which option to follow, research was interesting but everybody was burned out. The other option was entrepreneurship but the risk and the reactions of those around me weren’t too positive. I started wondering which path I should actually follow and at first, I thought I was alone in this, but as time went on I started to see that we are all the same. We don’t know which…

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The human brain and biases

The human brain and biases

Objectivity as we know it is usually defined as being able to make a judgment or coming to a certain conclusion while getting rid of any possible bias. Meaning that we usually say we are objective when we know which could be the things that affect our decision making and making up for them so that their effect is the least possible. The problem with this, is that we can try to get rid of thoughts that make us less…

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Ethanol and your liver. The sink metaphor

Ethanol and your liver. The sink metaphor

The science of being drunk Photo by Jonas Jacobsson on Unsplash We all know that drinking alcohol is not the best idea to stay healthy. And the fact that being drunk is defined as ”state in which one’s physical and mental faculties are impaired”, and the hangover that comes the next day, make its toxicity even more apparent. The reason for this? Ethanol Ethanol and fermentation Photo by Michael Schiffer on Unsplash Ethanol is a substance produced as a result…

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