Last gasp hotel

Last gasp hotel

Last gasp hotel The great smog of 1952 caused Parliament to pass the landmark ‘Clean Air Act’ of 1956, to improve air quality. It was finally repealed in 1993 to consolidate its legislation with other related enactments, especially the Clean Air Act 1968....
Deceit and theft in micro-plastic research?

Deceit and theft in micro-plastic research?

Deceit and theft in micro-plastic research? The study probably helped propagate some of the Facebook sharing of articles that described the damage plastic microparticles did to fish but after a report from a Swedish ethics committee the authors Peter Eklöv and Oona...
The long road of signalling research

The long road of signalling research

The long road of signalling research Main stream media heralds each new discovery of a signalling molecule as a breakthrough, the reality is that it’s a long road to truly elucidating how each discovery fits within their environment.The Ser and Thr kinase AKT,...
Back to the black stuff?

Back to the black stuff?

“A vinyl recording is probably the closest you can get to hearing what the original artist intended us to hear” Since 2007 something has been stirring or rather revolving. Vinyl sales having been on the brink of extinction have been steadily climbing. The...
The new premier league players

The new premier league players

“The bees solved the task in a different way than what was demonstrated, suggesting that observer bees did not simply copy what they saw, but improved on it,” Dr Olli J. Loukola Queen Mary, University of London’s School of Biological and Chemical Sciences (QMUL)...
Paint it yellow for the real world

Paint it yellow for the real world

Paint it yellow for the real world “Many HCPs do not realise that a medicine’s lack of effectiveness is reportable.” There is a current trend to generate real-world data on medicines. This desire is being fuelled both by pharmaceutical companies and...
Prescribing on your gut?

Prescribing on your gut?

Prescribing on your gut? “It is unfair to disregard this association as an aberrant finding” On June 30th, the UK will wake up to another new world, probably less seismic than the EU referendum result, but one that will cause waves. In a drive for...
Rock solid: Trapping carbon dioxide

Rock solid: Trapping carbon dioxide

“Capturing carbon dioxide is only part of the problem, how do you store the gas once you trap it?” The amount of research into global warming and how to reduce the increasing carbon dioxide (CO2) has grown exponentially over the last 15 years. Carbon...

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