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Guest post: miRNA’s in ageing

The following post is written by Jasmine Macgilchrist, a fellow coursemate from the University of Bath. She has written a lovely post about the Human Genome Project, and how this links in with what she was working in during her placement year. The Human Genome Project In one of Livvi’s earlier blogs, she spoke about…

Osteoblast cell stained for vinculin (major focal adhesion protein) in green, actin (cytoskeleton) in red and nucleus in blue

How to make bone…

I couple of weeks ago, my first proper-real-scientist article was accepted for publication in Acta Biomaterialia. This represents almost 2 years of work, so I was pretty pleased! Here, I’m going to try and explain exactly what I did in plain English, its not a very complex paper so this shouldn’t be too hard to…