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Jacob Beebe

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Going into his 2nd year of his Biomedicine degree, Jacob plans to spend his time in the hive huddled around a cuppa’ - more than likely sporting a befuddled expression on his face. Aside from his studies he is a guitarist, saxophonist and a budding drummer. Previously a committed Environment writer, he aims to make the newly formed Science and Environment section an interesting new addition to Concrete.

New test developed for Huntington’s Disease

Scientists have developed a new method for measuring a particular mutant protein that builds up in the nervous system of patients, a causal factor...

Engineered immune cells used to treat brain cancer

It has been found that immune cells, known as T cells, can be engineered to attack a form of brain cancer that is quite...

Antibiotic dry spell may be over

Researchers have discovered 25 new antibiotics after developing a new technique for growing bacteria. Bacteria are abundant in soil – most of the bacteria...

Sun’s magnetic field influences lightning events on Earth

New research, published in Environmental Research Letters, suggests that the number of lightning events across the UK has been strongly influenced by solar activity...

Google developing wearable health monitor for cancer and heart attacks

It sounds a bit like something out of science fiction, but Google have begun developing a wearable device that can detect cancer formation and...

What’s new in science?

Researchers have managed to turn limb cells into genitals in lizards- showing their same developmental origin. The landing site for the rosetta comet mission has...