biology, cancer, medicine, Science, science news, Sunday Science Stories

Sunday Science 10/04/19

Welcome to this week’s Sunday Science, featuring a “game-changing” test for leukaemia, curing HIV and type 2 diabetes, how children help women live longer, and why you need sleep to repair your DNA… Continue reading

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biology, History of science, medicine, Science, science news, Sunday Science Stories

Sunday Science 10/02/19

In this week’s Sunday Science: a futuristic drug delivery system, clothing that responds to environmental conditions, diabetes treatments, ageing, the anniversary of the periodic table, and how (not) to minimise a hangover after drinking alcohol… Continue reading

Climate change, Science, science news, Sunday Science Stories

Climate change special part 2: What can we do if we don’t go zero carbon fast enough?

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