By Alex Blundell The Paris Agreement (PA) was proposed during the twenty-first session of the ‘Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’. It is a comprehensive and legally-binding agreement. Parties therefore express their consent to being bound to reducing emissions, limiting global warming and providing support in areas such as … [Read more...] about UK unsure of the Paris Agreement
Chemical carcinogenesis indicates the induction or enhancement of the formation of new, abnormal growth tissue. It includes epithelial malignancies and mesenchymal malignant tumours. The cells usually replicate and invade surrounding tissues and spread to remote parts of the body. How is it determined which substances cause carcinogenic responses in humans? Observations … [Read more...] about Carcinogenesis and Food Additives
Is it scarier to see something physically or just know in your mind it's there? We've all had the initial childhood phase of thinking there was a monster under the bed or in the "closet", right? Well I never did; for me, I was always afraid that the monster was hiding in the darkness beneath my duvet! I was afraid that if I had my hands below the duvet or if I held it … [Read more...] about Corners of the mind: When fear takes over
When flying, one of the first things we are always asked is to “put away all electronic devices” for safety reasons... but have we ever wondered why? The main reason is simple: these gadgets interfere with the navigation system on board. For example, if the WiFi signal on a gadget is switched on, the plane receives and sends mixed signals to airports because of network … [Read more...] about Aeroplane phone conversations become reality
It's not often you hear the words 'murder', 'forensics', 'Rudolph', and 'fun' used together, but this was a unique experience for three hundred students. ‘Twas the night before Christmas and poor Rudolph was dead. Was it a knife to the back? Or a blow to the head? Who committed this crime? Who should we fear? Who is responsible for Rudolph the dead nosed … [Read more...] about Who Killed Rudolph?