• Fri. Apr 12th, 2024

Réka Nagy

I am a PhD student at the MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine at the University of Edinburgh. I use large family-based datasets to unravel how genetics shapes our health. When I’m not busy writing scripts and analysing data, I communicate science through various formats. I’ve recently started designing my own evolution-themed board game using the prize from “I’m A Scientist, Get Me Out of Here!”.
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AI can identify Alzheimer’s a decade before symptoms show

Artifical Intelligence (AI) has been programmed to use magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans to recognise the brains of people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Using these scans, it can even predict…

Medieval zombies? The curious tale of bones found in Wharram Percy

Chop off its head, set it on fire, bludgeon it until it stops moving. Movies and video games have shown us plenty of ways to deal with the living dead.…

Scepticism of science explained

Scepticism of science is on the rise, and influential people are touting personal beliefs and unfounded claims as fact. Using interviews and meta-analysis of existing research on science scepticism, psychologists…