STEM Dinner

BioSoc had the privilege of doing a small speech at the annual Sir William Borlase Grammar School STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) dinner. We spoke briefly about what we have covered in the society thus far, then moved on to talk about our plans for the future of the society (including another, larger dissection We thank all those involved in making […]

Alcohol’s effects on the body

This Wednesday in BioSoc, we explored the effect of alcohol on our bodies. We started by investigating the brain and ‘drunkness’, delving into the neurotransmitters GABA and glutamate. We proceeded to talk about neuron inhibition, and how GABA inhibits and therefore slows neural communications. We concluded by watching a short video demonstrating the effect of alcohol on the liver. Next […]