• Question: 馃専 BONUS ZONE CHALLENGE 馃専 Scientists: Can you describe what you do in a single sentence? More student LIKES 馃挍 for your answer = More VOTES!

    Asked by modantony to Beccy, Nathan, Marion, Liza, Leo, Laurent, Lauren, Laura, Joey, Joaquin, Jo, Jason, Helen, Hannah, E贸ghan, Donna, Dave, Daniel, Damian, Claudia, Claire, Millie, Ashley, Alex, Alexandra on 26 Jun 2018.
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      Liza Selley answered on 21 Jun 2018:

      I study the teeny tiny molecular details of how human lungs react to toxic air pollution

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      Nathan Clarke answered on 21 Jun 2018:

      I study if phantom sounds cause problems concentrating.

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      Claire Donald answered on 21 Jun 2018:

      I want to know why diseases spread by mosquitoes make us humans sick but not the mosquitoes.

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      Jason Chu answered on 21 Jun 2018:

      I use 3D imaging to see what immune cells are doing in our skin to help with wound healing.

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      Claudia Bonfio answered on 21 Jun 2018:

      I try to answer the question “Is life possible elsewhere in the Universe?”

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      Laura Hemming answered on 21 Jun 2018:

      I chat to prisoners to try and figure out what might make them want to hurt themselves or others.

    • Photo: Leo Beacroft

      Leo Beacroft answered on 21 Jun 2018:

      I use maths and computer programming to try to find out how diseases spread in a population.

    • Photo: Helen Cooper

      Helen Cooper answered on 21 Jun 2018:

      I breed lots of mice with changes to their genes so that different diseases, such as dementia, asthma and cancer can be studied.

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      Alexandra Hogan answered on 21 Jun 2018:

      I use maths to make vaccines more effective.

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      Camille Parsons answered on 21 Jun 2018:

      I use numbers to help us understand what makes our bones grow strong, and stay strong throughout our life 馃檪

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      Damian Mole answered on 21 Jun 2018:


      Ha! Looks like the cat walked on the keyboard.

    • Photo: Laurent Dupays

      Laurent Dupays answered on 22 Jun 2018:

      I am growing cardiac cells in a dish to mend the broken heart!

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      E贸ghan Forde answered on 22 Jun 2018:

      I work with a group of scientists that study how our blood is first produced when we are just an embryo (baby inside our mothers).

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      Donna MacCallum answered on 22 Jun 2018:

      I try to escape my office and meetings to get into the lab to carry experiments!

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      Lauren Burns answered on 22 Jun 2018:

      I use patient’s health information to answer questions about mental health diagnoses and treatment 馃檪

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      Joey Shepherd answered on 22 Jun 2018:

      I find new ways to stop bacterial infections

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      Joanne Sharpe answered on 22 Jun 2018:

      I use fruit flies to study how toxic proteins can build up in the brain and cause dementia.

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      Ashley Akbari answered on 24 Jun 2018:

      I use big data on the population to study various health and well being outcomes and improve peoples lives and the services they recieve

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      Alex Haragan answered on 26 Jun 2018:

      I help get our body to kill cancer in new and exciting ways.

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      David Grainger answered on 27 Jun 2018:

      I add chemicals to the food of human stem cells to encourage them to become blood

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      Hannah Farley answered on 29 Jun 2018:

      I study little hairs on the surface of cells that affect your lungs, your heart and sperm tails.