Samantha McWhirter


University of Toronto

I'm Sam, a PhD student in the Dept of Chemistry at the University of Toronto. I'm currently working in the field of bioanalytical nanotechnology, with particular interest in using gold nanoparticles for leukemia diagnostics and a passion for science communication and outreach.

Why teamwork is better than attempting lone heroism in science

A story of failure, collaboration, and incredibly tiny medicine

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Can young blood actually help cure Alzheimer's?

Researchers are testing the idea, with encouraging early results

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