Phones: a brief history of the devices that are so ubiquitous today. From operators and wires to touchscreens … they’ve certainly evolved. … More Phones: a brief history
Are you vegetarian or vegan? Or know someone who is and wonder about their health outcomes and what the environmental impact is? Science weighs in. … More Vegetarian & Vegan: the pros and cons
Ever decided on all your New Year’s Resolutions and felt amazing? Only to feel awful in a few weeks when you’re sitting on the couch with your phone?
Read on about the science of goals. … More Goal-setting and achievement
What’s in tea? Is it good for you or not? Read on to find out about your daily cuppa. … More Tea: the scientific story
The uncertainty principle: a fundamental part of quantum mechanics, and a very confusing and weird one at that!
#science #quantum #physics … More The uncertainty principle
Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest rising health threats. So scientists are in a race to see if we can find a “bigger gun” to fight off these deadly microbes before too long. … More New weapons in a deadly war
If you’ve enjoyed the previous challenges of the Mystery Molecules, then have some fun solving for this latest one! It’s made up of 3 atoms As with many compounds, it’s toxic to humans, but is very important regardless The world contains about 3 billion metric tons of it In its gaseous state, it is … More Mystery Molecule 5
Foods of the future have to look beyond traditional plants and take a trip to the bottom of the ocean ecosystem … algae. Responsible for most of Earth’s oxygen supply, why not make them a staple food as well? … More Another food revolution: algae
Bugs for tea … or maybe they will be in 50 years. Insects do seem to be the food of the future in terms of health and environment in the context of a growing population! … More Bugs for tea
An incredible group of women working in poor conditions for incredible hours and minimal wages made some of the most influential discoveries in astronomy by cataloguing stars from hundreds of thousands of fragile glass photographic plates. … More Book Review: The Glass Universe