Category Archives: Claire Wilson

Ending Ebola: The 2014 Ebola Outbreak

What did we know about Ebola before 2014?  Fatal. Cruel. Limited to Sub-Saharan Africa. Last year this all changed. In 2014 an outbreak in Central Africa gained global media attention. Not only the largest epidemic of the disease to date, … Continue reading

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Jetlag: the ultimate holiday blues

Holidays are coming… Holidays are coming… And for most of us this means a few festive weeks in cosy England. However an annoyingly smug few will be flying off on long journeys this Christmas. Despite living in an age where … Continue reading

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The Science of Fear

Think of Halloween and FEAR comes to mind. From the scary horrors of the darkest of our imagination to just the thought of pestering children knocking on your door! We’ve all been there. Facing our worst nightmares. Heart starts racing. … Continue reading

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The Fractal Factor: Patterns in Nature – The Building of the MegaMenger at this year’s Manchester Science Festival

Aristotle once said “In all things of nature there is something of the marvellous.” Living in a world brimming with technology, it is easy to forget the beauty and wonder of the world around us -unless it is accompanied by … Continue reading

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HIV baby cure: One year on

With over 30 million sufferers worldwide, HIV remains the world’s leading infectious killer. The human immunodeficiency virus attacks the immune system, leaving it unable to fight infections, resulting in AIDS. Improving HIV care is one of the top 10 global … Continue reading

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