This week we’re back to weird and wonderful innovations in health, nanotechnology and computing. Continue reading
This week, we have electronic implants for infrared vision, a billboard that helps the community it’s in, and jetpack madness! Continue reading
You may have heard, in the last day or two, about the ‘DNA Bill’ being approved in Parliament. This is a really exciting step forward for science and for the reach of law in South Africa. This post will look into the history and effectiveness of DNA profiling, and what in means in this country.
This week I’ve chosen to diverge slightly from the usual health and sustainability stuff to talk about SPACE. I’ve always been an avid science fiction fan, so it’s exciting to see some really out-there ideas coming closer to reality. Continue reading
Researchers have linked happiness to changes in gene expression, with major consequences for human health and lifestyle.
For years, it has been suggested that happiness may have an effect on our overall health. Now I’m sure that at this point, many of you are murmuring “hippy bullshit” to yourselves. But I ask you to suspend you disbelief for just a moment. Continue reading
This week I look at some cool technology with an environmental theme, including tiny batteries, autonomous monitoring devices, and citizen science kits (with apologies for the dinky little pictures, the lack of subscripts, and the bad pun later on). Continue reading