Monthly Archives: December 2013

Sleep, revitalising you since birth


Humans and animals alike are bound to their need for sleep. However, there remains many mysteries such as; ‘What is sleep?’ ‘How is sleep controlled?’ Why is it necessary?’ ‘What happens if you get too much or too little?’. These interesting complicated questions have yet to be solved. There are many people who could be […]

Three months in a structural biology laboratory.


As part of our final year, Biological Sciences students at the University of Leicester have the option to either do a experimental project or a literature based project. We are then expected to write a final dissertation based on this project. Owing to my dreams of one day doing my own research, I was really […]