3 Minutes of Fame

Where are all the quarks? Am I what I eat? What has the large hadron collider done for me? I learned the answer to all these questions and more competing in Fame Lab UK this month. Fame Lab is an international science communication competition which challenges participants to present a Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths concept in an entertaining way in just three minutes. Piece of cake right? In early February I went along to a workshop at the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry to find out more.

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White Blood Cells: Meet the Team

Keeping you healthy is a massive team effort. In a single drop of your blood there are thousands of white blood cells doing different jobs. From raising the alarm on┬ádangers, to coordinated attacks on infection, and even just keeping the whole system in balance, your white blood cells are a diverse and elite team. Each of these cells will take centre stage on the blog at some point, but for now I’d like to give you a quick introduction to all of them and the main jobs they do. Meet the team!

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