Monthly Archives: January 2012

Tools used by Health Organisations


Health organisations such as WHO have limited resources with which to combat worldwide disease. So they have to prioritise their efforts. They use epidemiology, which is the study of the distribution and determinants of health-related states or events (including disease), and … Continue reading

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Protein synthesis


DNA is like a code, which explains which order amino acids go in, when making a protein. However, like any code, it needs a translator if it is going to make sense. What happens then if the translator is somewhere … Continue reading

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