Life Sciences

Biotechnology: Definition, History, Career and Courses

What is biotechnology exactly? What is its history and future and why should you study it? Let’s explore this exciting…

6 months ago

Introducing Actinomycetes: The Producers of Valuable Metabolites

Actinomycetes are a gram positive, unicellular bacterium that have similar traits to fungi in that they are filamentous, forming branching…

12 months ago

The Timeline of Antibiotics

An antibiotic is a substance having the ability to inhibit or kill microorganisms, with a specific mode of action. They…

1 year ago

Top 10 Jobs for Biomedical Science Degree Graduates in SG

Singapore’s biomedical sciences industry is a growing industry. It is known as the leading location for companies in the biomedical…

1 year ago

Game Based Learning

We can define technology as the use of various tools to produce results [1].  Young learners use a computer for…

2 years ago

Biotechnology degrees, what you can do with them?

Biotechnology harks back to the early days of human civilisation, when people discovered the beneficial properties of fermentation, utilised in…

2 years ago

Bacterial Staining Techniques

I was involved in training a group of students from the Korea Bio Meister High School on bacterial staining techniques…

2 years ago

Hepatitis A

The liver is one of the most important organs in the human body and plays a vital role in metabolism,…

2 years ago

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS): Symptoms and Treatments

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) is a viral respiratory disease caused by SARS-CoV-1. First reports of the SARS outbreak began…

2 years ago

Pandemic – COVID-19: The Coronavirus Disease Uncovered

The Coronavirus is a pathogen that has a direct impact on the respiratory system. In the past, this type of…

2 years ago