BrisScience: The Mighty Microbiome

It seems everywhere you turn today, you can’t help hearing about the ‘microbiome’.

Most people know this has something to do with bugs (microbes) that live inside us and play an important role in our health. But where did this microbiome come from? And why all the interest now? … More BrisScience: The Mighty Microbiome

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BrisScience: The Dark Side of the Universe: Cosmic mysteries and their histories

Everything we’ve ever experienced – every person, every planet and every star – is made up of atoms, and all of them together represent less than five percent of the universe.

Everything else is dark – dark energy or dark matter. … More BrisScience: The Dark Side of the Universe: Cosmic mysteries and their histories

BrisScience: Sharing is Daring: Can digital platforms help us move toward more sustainable cities?

The sharing economy has been gaining traction through platforms such as Uber, Airbnb and Airtasker as a novel way of connecting people as small-scale consumers and producers. … More BrisScience: Sharing is Daring: Can digital platforms help us move toward more sustainable cities?