Sunday Science is back after a brief holiday hiatus, with a bumper issue, covering a few eye-opening climate change problems and solutions, a new anti-tuberculosis agent from scorpion venom, callused but sensitive feet, and sleeping zebrafish.
In this fortnight’s Sunday Science…why fast food is bad for you (but you might be lucky enough to be resistant to sugar), a new tactile sensing glove, fossils in amber, rheumatoid arthritis, brain cells in your tumour, the evolution of godzilla and more… Continue reading
In this week’s Sunday Science, super-vision in deep sea fish, a breakthrough in 3D printing organs, human mutation, improved recyclable plastics, and why eating broccoli is good for you… Continue reading
Welcome to this week’s Sunday Science, with a walking whale, whole-body regeneration, how the cell can compensate for harmful mutations, protection against pre-eclampsia, ninja kangaroo rats, and more… Continue reading
Back for the New Year and some new science, including improved pacemakers, the neural mechanism of drug addiction, making more efficient crops, the fastest animal on Earth, and fluffy pterosaurs… Continue reading
This week’s Sunday Science covers what makes our brains different from monkeys, but occasionally like Neanderthals, a highbrow way to beat depression in old age, new drugs in the fight against malaria, a giant subterranean ecosystem, and the first sounds from Mars… Continue reading
In the last Sunday Science, I focussed on the latest IPCC report and the urgency of taking action to reduce global warming. I also bemoaned the lack of action so far, and the recent direction of various administrations in the UK, US and Australia which is making the situation worse. It’s enough to make anyone despair. So this week I’m going to focus on things we can do if humanity doesn’t get it’s act together in time to curb CO2 emissions. Continue reading