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Focus Factor Brain Pills to Improve Concentration

April 20, 2015 3:16 pm0 comments
Focus Factor Brain Pills to Improve Concentration

Memory problems are something that has become more prominent in the world today as people of all ages lead much more hectic lifestyles than ever before. From young age is on up it seems like there are constant influxes of activity going on at every turn and school, work and […]

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Techno Parody

March 5, 2015 1:53 pm0 comments
Techno Parody

Has Apple become a parody of itself? I was recently shown a commercial from the the Superbowl Half-Time show from 1984. It was an Apple Macintosh Computers commercial depicting a harsh, cold and indoctrinated dystopian world, with everybody seemingly obeying the voice/face on the screen. In comes a colourful woman […]

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EU’s commitment to independent space research should not exclude cooperation

February 26, 2014 10:00 am0 comments
EU’s commitment to independent space research should not exclude cooperation

Asteroid impact prevention and space debris problem will be the main areas of space research in 2014. The efforts undertaken by the international community to address these issues are currently not integrated into the joint activity, which significantly reduces the efficiency of the work. According to available information, only two […]

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The Juicing Scam: Are Juices Healthy or Hefty?

February 20, 2014 4:05 pm0 comments
The Juicing Scam: Are Juices Healthy or Hefty?

We are still in the first quarter, more or less, of the year: January to May equals diet season. The media hurts our tender, food-saturated brains with images of scrawny (or, indeed, buffed up) men and women who have already begun their weight-loss journey for the summer. We squirm, we […]

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Review: Predictably Irrational – Dan Ariely

February 3, 2014 11:28 am0 comments
Review: Predictably Irrational – Dan Ariely

Book Review: Predictably Irrational, Dan Ariely Dan Ariely has a knack for making the science of human behaviour accessible to all. Whilst some books taking on a scientific subject can often be either laborious to read or patronisingly simple, Predictably Irrational cleverly avoids falling into either of those traps. Ariely’s […]

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Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot – Book Review

June 14, 2013 12:16 pm0 comments
Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot – Book Review

The title, Henrietta Lacks, suggests a fictional novel or something akin to a spiritual experience,  however, upon reading the small print; “She died in 1951. What happened next changed the world.” also by Hilary Mantel, who we see on the front  cover, we are intrigued ; “ No dead woman has […]

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Looking into Space: Past, Present and Future

June 3, 2013 4:43 pm0 comments
Looking into Space: Past, Present and Future

As human beings, we are constantly striving to explore space and widen our knowledge of the universe. This natural inquisitiveness has led to vast developments to life as we know it, dramatically so in terms of technology and the methods of implementing it into science. The ability to look into […]

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60th Anniversary of the discovery of DNA double helix!

March 16, 2013 5:36 pm0 comments
60th Anniversary of the discovery of DNA double helix!

60 years ago today on the 28th February in 1953, James Watson and Francis Crick made the discovery of DNA’s double helix structure at Cambridge University. DNA has become something of a talking point ever since the great horse-meat scandal earlier on this year but the importance of DNA has […]

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