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Crystals and Catalysts (Mariam Zaki)
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Crystals And Catalysts is a Science Blog written by Mariam, MedChem graduate in London, using the science blogosphere to share science.
Crystals And Catalysts is a Science Blog written by Mariam, MedChem graduate in London, using the science blogosphere to share science.

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Make sure you read my latest blog post responding to the gender stereotypes we face today #BeautyAndBrains

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Beauty and Brains: My Opinion
Today’s post was brought to my attention by the awesome Samantha Yammine (SamanthaZY on twitter) and she’s been a great leader of the fight against STEM stereotypes. (N.B This is not me! Photo from PIxabay CC0) Earlier this week, a popular cosmetics company...

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Robots help autistic children
With all the research being conducted around autism, (trying to detect it earlier using biomarkers , therapy sessions, and trying to make life easier for the autistic child by engaging them in society) it's been found that sometimes, humans are not enough t...

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One Paragraph on Brexit and Science
It’s a time of uncertainty. Ever since the vote for Brexit happened science in the UK has been affected and that’s certainly no secret.  Although Britain is not completely out of the European Union yet, there are a few disturbances which have started to sho...

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One Paragraph on Green Tea Supplements
Using high doses of green tea extract supplements for weight loss become increasingly popular, but at the same time potential liver toxicity has become a serious concern. In the last decade, dozens of people have been diagnosed with the condition. However, ...

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Does the public trust clinical trials?
Whilst you're reading this, thousands of clinical studies are taking place to find the latest breakthrough drug in diabetes, heart, immunological or rare diseases that only affect a handful of people but are debilitating. The results of these trials are bei...

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My rollercoaster attempt at moving to WordPress and what I learnt from it
You may or may not have realised that there's been a bit of confusion around my blog over the weekend as I tried to move my blog over to wordpress.com (there's a big difference between wordpress.org and wordpress.com - will explain in depth below) but I was...

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4 new elements - half a year later
It has been just over 6 months since we had heard of the identification of 4 new elements in the periodic table. Just recently the elements have been given proposed names.  As a reminder, here's is some information about the four new elements which had thei...

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New medication “clears up” Psoriasis almost completely
Researchers at Northwestern University, USA, have succeeded in finding a drug that can clear psoriasis in the body, almost completely and   the great majority of the responses persist at least 60 weeks . The new drug called ixekizumab, tradename Taltz ® , i...
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