Mia Rozenbaum

Science journalist and writer

Oxford University graduate with a Masters in Neuroscience, I am the science writer for "Understanding Animal Research" and "animalresearch.info".

I spread my love of science thanks to my website "T'sais que"

What Does Dog Blood and Worm Blood Have in Common?

Animal research has helped conceive, optimize and now upgrade from human blood transfusions so facilitating a critical, lifesaving procedure for both humans and animals. Fresh new blood can often make the difference between life and death.
15/09/2015 17:49 BST

Can Your Pet Be Allergic to Humans ?

Just like people, dogs and cats can show allergic symptoms when their immune systems begin to recognise certain everyday substances - or allergens - as dangerous. Even though these allergens are common in most environments and harmless to most animals, pets with allergies will have an extreme reaction to them.
29/07/2015 15:58 BST

Is Your Dog Demented or Your Cat Senile?

Is your pet becoming disoriented, forgetting which doors leads to the garden, getting his old tricks wrong, sleeping at weird hours or soiling the house? Well he might be senile.
24/06/2015 11:39 BST

Will Voting Be Bad for Your Health?

Like most people, when I go to vote next may, the first thing I'll have in mind will probably not be the cure for dementia that could help my mother in 20 years' time, or the cure for autism that might help my child in years to come, or even the treatment for cancer that could save my life in 50 years' time.
26/03/2015 11:31 GMT

What Can Monkeys Teach Hipsters About Beard Evolution?

When you live high in rainforest canopies with other closely related species, what you do need to recognise is your own kind, for breeding and other social purposes. Could Hipsters be trying to stand out in the city jungle as a different species?
11/02/2015 17:11 GMT

Did You Know Dolphins Have Genital Warts?

Today is national STI day, and Ladies and Gentlemen, two weeks after the intense partying over New Year, it might be time to think about your sexual health.
14/01/2015 17:58 GMT