Frederick Sanger: an inspiration to scientists everywhere

It was sadly announced that Frederick Sanger, a legendary British biochemist died on 19th November 2013 at the age of 95. Frederick Sanger’s name may not be a household name but his name is a “lab-hold” name. Within the scientific community, especially in biology, he is someone every student will know the name of. (One…Read more Frederick Sanger: an inspiration to scientists everywhere

Women in science

In the UK today, only 13% of jobs in STEM areas (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) are held by women. When you consider that women make up more than half of the UK population, something seems amiss. Sciences, especially physical subjects, have traditionally attracted males. The huge lack of female role models for young women…Read more Women in science