Toxic oil is toxic.

15 February 2012 grant 0

PhysOrg has bad news for the Gulf of Mexico. Oil spills are even more toxic than we thought: The study, spearheaded by the UC Davis […]

Zapping into flow.

10 February 2012 grant 2

New Scientist reawakens that old dream of turning on the creative juices as if you were turning on a tap… or flipping a switch: I […]

Home-cooked Parkinson’s.

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BBC reports on neurologists who’ve managed to not only create brain cells in the lab – but to make Parkinson’s-diseased cells from scratch: The breakthrough […]

Tune into the li-fi.

8 February 2012 grant 0

Wired is all aglow over a new wireless transmission system that uses light instead of radio waves: Using off-the-shelf electronics, he can stream videos using […]

Testosterone and bad ideas.

7 February 2012 grant 0

Irish Times reveals the link between lousy decision-making and the hormone linked to lust and aggression: Dr Nick Wright and colleagues at the Wellcome Trust […]

Skin becomes brain

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BBC News ponders what it means for our bodies when Stanford University professors start shuffling around our cellular building blocks. Not turning stem cells into […]

A house mouse serenade.

31 January 2012 grant 0

Vienna’s University of Veterinary Medicine has been listening to the mice as the tiny Casanovas sing to impress the babes: It has been known for […]