Rebekah Kells


Rebekah is a science writer for the Health Section.
Role: Journalist, Health
No. of articles: 32
Email: rebekah.kells@themunicheye.com




Why black and white stripes trigger seizures

Those prone to migraine headaches might want to give anything with black and white repetitive stripes, such as zebra crossings, vertical blinds and...

Flu virus becomes more virulent in pregnant women

When a woman is pregnant, her immune system is dampened to protect the unborn foetus. This is because the baby is recognised as a foreign being by the...

Genes not solely to blame for different types of autism

Scientists have revealed a new cause of autism spectrum disorders that has nothing to do with your DNA. These disorders share similar modifications in...

Looking through 'Smart' Windows

Have you ever wanted a window that you could control how much light and heat it let in?

Thanks to scientists at the Lawrence Berkeley National...

Breakthrough for Preeclampsia

A team of scientists have created the first ever 3D printed placenta in order to study preeclampsia more effectively.

Preeclampsia is thought to...

Networking: Nature or Nurture?

Interview with expert science communicator Alaina Levine who is the author of 'Networking for Nerds'.
Could you tell us a little bit about your...

Sleep unlocks secret of youth for the elderly

As we age, our nights can become more eventful with regular toilet trips, spells of wakefulness and the many other annoyances that disrupt a good...

New treatment might provide faster recovery from Tuberculosis

A study has revealed that that a new drug regimen for tuberculosis could reduce treatment time by up to 75% as well as cutting the risk for the...

Nanomachines win Nobel Prize

The 2016 Nobel Prize for Chemistry was awarded last month by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to a trio of European scientists.

Sir Fraser...

Bacteria Needed to Save Coral Reef

We increasingly hear about how important bacteria are for our bodies and our health, but scientists are now becoming aware of bacteria's importance...

Gut bacteria help brain cell growth

Antibiotics have been shown to have a profound effect on the growth of new brain cells and memory retention in mice. A recent study has shown that...

Stuck with your Ex's DNA

To be told that you look like your father can be a comforting thing. To be told that you look like your mother's ex-boyfriend is more than just a...