Omega-3 Fatty Acids: What they are and why you should care

Hi, I’m Alex Krug! I’m originally from Sweden and Belgium but born in the U.S. I attended international school in Geneva & then went on to study a BSc International Economics & Business Economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam, in the Netherlands. After graduating in 2019 I moved to Hainan, China, to work for a blockchain […]

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Why Do Humans Need Music?

Hi! I’m Emma and I’m currently living in Ireland after graduating in 2020 from my BSc in Biomedical Sciences from Newcastle University. For my dissertation, I learned a lot about the neurotransmitter dopamine that is frequently studied in Parkinson’s Disease. However, I became especially captivated by how dopamine functions in reward pathways associated with pleasurable […]

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Cognitive benefits of meditation: why the f*ck is no one talking about them?

Author: Lucy Hayes, Biology MSci, University of Bristol. The purpose of this article is to provide a light-hearted, yet educational, insight into how meditation is an exceptional means of enjoying good mental health and its effects on the brain. During a period of poor mental health, I discovered meditation through a University group where we […]

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