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Is the hype around CBD warranted? Let’s look at the science.

Cannabidiol (CBD) is one type of natural compound out of over 100 chemical compounds that are known as cannabinoids [1]. Cannabis plants, the source of cannabinoids, are called either hemp or marijuana, dependant of their level of one cannabinoid, in particular, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). THC is associated with the psychoactive effects seen with cannabis use, whereas

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Getting to know GAM. Next up we have our Senior Project Manager, Victoria Diez Clemente!

Let’s start at the beginning, can you tell us a bit about your childhood and education? Mine was a fairly standard 80s childhood – roller-skating, making mix tapes, and watching films on VHS.  I did fairly well at school. Languages were a favourite and I studied French literature at A-Level. As there was no subject

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What to expect when you commission an animation: Script to Screen

So, you have chosen to produce animation, but do you know how the process works yet? It is important to understand how you get from a script to the screen to ensure the process runs as smoothly as possible. Both parties, agency, and client, need to be on the same page regarding what is going

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Lighting the way to revolutionising medical research, bioluminescence is not just a pretty face!

You may remember during the first lockdown of 2020; social media platforms blew up with images and videos of bioluminescence lighting up the Southern Californian coast at night. Surfers took to surfing glowing waves in the evening and it made for some great media content to keep people busy during lockdown. But what is bioluminescence?

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PROZAC – Perhaps the most impactful drug of all time

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a condition characterised by persistent low mood. It also manifests itself in other symptoms, such as low self-esteem, low energy, and even unexplained chronic pain [1]. According to the UK adult psychiatric morbidity survey, 1 in 15 people attempt suicide at some point in their life, so MDD has always

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UVA radiation, stomatal pores, Viagra, and strawberries. How are they all linked? cGMP signalling.

The unusual combination of the above topics is likely to beg the question, how on earth can these possibly be related? Though, it is through cell signalling that these 4 topics are undoubtedly connected. Additionally, some of the molecules involved that are detailed here may have great economic potential for the agricultural industry. UVA has

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Surgical robots, concussion sensing VR headsets, and cadaver-less medical school curriculums. These are just a few of the most revolutionary developments at the forefront of healthcare today.

Following on from our last blog post about how virtual reality (VR) is being used in healthcare to directly help patients, this sequel post is all about the VR companies developing technologies for medical education and healthcare professionals. To jog your memory, VR is an immersive experience in a simulated world and AR overlays digital

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7 unbelievable applications of VR that directly improve patients’ lives.

You may already know that virtual reality (VR) is being widely adopted in healthcare today in an array of applications, but there are certain companies who are taking it one step further and shaping this technology to directly benefit patients. From helping patients better understand the procedures they have scheduled, to facilitating the rehabilitation for

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