Skin and pregnancy

It is said that pregnant women experience the “pregnancy glow”. The skin turns “rosy” and becomes softer. Well, during my pregnancy neither my skin nor my hair became shiny. So, moved by my curiosity, I made a literature research and found out the most common skin changes occurring during pregnancy. Pregnancy is characterized by immunologic,Continue reading “Skin and pregnancy”

Women in STEM: Robyn

Hi @phdlife92xo! First of all would you like to tell us something about you? So, my name’s Robyn, I’m 28, a single mum to two boys who are 7 and 12! My research is based in the social sciences and I’m looking at people’s experiences of Universal Credit. When did you start your Instagram account?Continue reading “Women in STEM: Robyn”

The science behind car sickness

Car sickness is a type of motion sickness or kinetosis. It was described by Hippocrates, a Greek physician, who wrote: “Sailing on the sea proves that motion disorders the body.” People suffer from car sickness because the brain receives discrepant information. The brain needs time to make a compromise between what the eyes sees andContinue reading “The science behind car sickness”