Antibiotics aren’t where the “resistance wars” stop. Fungicide resistance also poses a major health threat, causing death and serious illness to many. … More Destructive gardening … and why it’s a health problem
Ok, I’m sitting down to write my prac report on transpiration and photosynthesis in plants. Got a cup of coffee and some data and a textbook chapter to refer to, so time to type up the introduction.
But ever had this problem? It seems that every second word you type is identified by your wonderful friend Microsoft Office Word as incorrect … More The Battle of the Scientific Dictionary
200 milliseconds is the average length of pause between speakers in conversation. It’s been measured across cultures, languages, age groups and more, and comes up as nearly always exactly 200 … More 200 milliseconds isn’t long enough
Why should we care? What does it have to do with us today in every day real-life? … More Relativity? Really Real-World?
Read here about petrol, famous scientists and the exact length of our year, all focused around the days in February … More February Fun Facts
Science isn’t something Australians think of as a priority, but this year’s Australian of the Year awards might suggest otherwise… … More Science jumps to the forefront of Australia Day!
I have some pretty strong thoughts about the sciences, their flaws, their usefulness which I invite you to discover with me … More Some Musings on the Sciences
High-alert! Your gut bacteria now number more than your own cells! But actually, that’s normal and a good thing too … More Bacteria: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
We often hear about history’s geniuses and inventions or the breakthroughs of today, but less frequently about the unspoken heroes or little, but important, ideas, research and discoveries … More The Science in January
Perhaps one of the most famous quotes of all time … More Scientia Potentia Est – “Knowledge is Power”