Author Archives: Sarah


Hi Guys! I’m back and I’m in the process of updating the blog. What kind of content would you like to see? Would an Science communication style blog be of interest to you all? Would you prefer a weekly cooking blog? Or how about travel? Comment on this post and I’ll do my best to…

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November 15th, 2016. I handed up my thesis today. It was a long journey full of challenge, insight and mentorship. Tears were shed, many new skills were acquired and I emerged, finally, on the other side, somewhat battered but also enriched for the experience.  …

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Dog ownership and household allergies

Can owning a dog change the risk of our kids developing allergies? A study published back in 2004 investigated dog ownership and whether it was protective for allergic disorders including food allergy and eczema. This study looked at cat and dog ownership and found that dog ownership alone was associated with lower incidences of eczema…

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