Conservationists in New Zealand have blamed a technical glitch after 800 endangered giant land snails were accidentally frozen to death.The rare snails, rescued from an area earmarked for coal…Continue
Research into producing electricity from urine has been carried out by scientists at the University of the West of England (UWE) in Bristol.It is claimed the publication of a …Continue
A French court has fined energy giant EDF 1.5 million euros (£1.3 million) and sent two of its staff to jail for spying on Greenpeace campaigners.The company is hoping to build four nuclear reactors…Continue
Much as I love all life on the planet, I like most others are a bit squeamish about larger spiders. Now it seems we may need to be aware of the smaller and deadlier ones.
With eight legs, lightning speed and a deadly bite, the only reassuring thing about the redback spider is that it lives 9,000 miles away in…
I found this article by Taylor Hatmaker, Tecca really useful.
Printing at home is expensive, especially when it feels like you're swapping out ink cartridges every other week. The cheapest way to cut down on printing costs is to avoid printing altogether (have your boarding pass emailed to your smartphone for your next flight!), but unfortunately that's not always a possibility. From expense reports to concert tickets, most of us still need to print on a regular basis, but it…Continue
Whilst I am an avid fan of science, there are times when I can't help but think 'what is the point?'
Why spend so much money on studying the earth's core? What use will any information found be to us? Will there be any damage/after effects, due to drilling holes in the earth's crust?
This is the article I just read
An experiment to recreate the extreme conditions of the centre of the Earth was officially…Continue
Yes, finally the colder weather has hit us. I refuse to put the heating on. I spend days where I don't have to go out, wearing fluffy pink pj's all day and warm fluffy socks. Keeps me warm and saves on washing! The neighbours have spotted me in them, but I care not!
The new wormery has been made from the converted plastic boxes (previously used for collecting glass for recycling) I will get a picture at some point,when I remember to take the camera down to the bottom of the…Continue