At the few public places that have still been open in the past few weeks, almost all of them have several bottles of hand sanitiser readily available. But what piqued my interest was the number that were clearly labelled “anti-bacterial”. After all, they’re almost exclusively there to protect against the spread of a virus: COVID-19. … More Is antibacterial hand sanitiser effective against viruses?
It’s the dream of many people. A miraculous pizza that’s not unhealthy! But unfortunately, it still doesn’t exist. … More Does pizza lower your risk of disease or cancer?
Heard of the LHC? The 27km particle accelerator? If it interests you, then maybe you’d also like to read about the future of it … going both bigger and smaller! … More From 100 km down to just 2.5 cm … the future of particle accelerators
The scientific way to do your New Year’s Resolutions … just in time for the new decade that’s only two days away!
#science #newyearsresolution … More The scientific way to do your New Year’s Resolutions
Fancy some sci-fi? If you’re not keen on a whole novel-length, try something shorter … a short story. Just as thought-provoking, except bite-sized! … More Book Review: Science Fiction Short Stories
Chemical reactions occur all around us all the time. They’re really fast because the molecules move so fast. But as you drop the temperature, these same molecules begin to slow down. Not particularly noticeably at first … the bigger thing you’ll notice is the reactions happen less frequently (the rate of reaction decreases) because there’s … More Super-cold Chemistry
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