Explore
Home 
Literature 
Links 
Posts 
Molecules 
Blogs 
Zeitgeist 
Markup Help 
News 

Most recent posts

@EstOdek on Twitter asked her followers a simple-seeming questionWhat did you want to be when you were a kid? And what are you now?Her answer to kickstart the thread:I wanted to be a professional rugby player or boxer. Im now an antibody selections scientistWell,...
I’ve mentioned burying beetles before. They’re a type of beetle its not a morbid hobby, by the way! These insects drag dead rodents and other animals underground, lay their eggs in them and the larvae as they hatch have a ready-meal to die for!...
I was raised in the picturesque fishing village of Cullercoats on the North East coast of England at the southern edge of the ancient county of Northumberland.NEVER MIND THE WAFFLE, JUMP STRAIGHT TO THE SONGI recently caught sight of an intriguing painting...

Most popular posts

In case you didn’t know, I’m ascience journalist by day, a photographer on my days off anda musician by night.I’ve written and recorded a fewsongs over the last couple of years, which you can get hold of from the usual download sites:iTunes,...
Periodic Table of QR codes – QR codes are those little black and white boxes that look like a messed up barcode, which is essentially what they are, 2D barcodes. They’re becoming almost ubiquitous. Every event you attend, every restaurant you pass,...
Penrose, Escher, back – M.C. Escher‘s famously paradoxical illustration of 1960 depicting a stairway atop an “impossible” building, and made famous recently in a dreamscape of the Hollywood movie “Inception“, that seems to...

Latest posts linking here

So…that time of year…what was the most visited page on Sciencebase.com? As if you care…Well, of the 800,000 total visits to the site in 2017 (so far, at one time the site used to get almost that many visits every month!), served 4.4 million...
My recent Research Highlight on ChemistryViews.org about the nature of the Periodic Table of the Elements attracted a lot of readers and has stimulated an ongoing debate among those arguing as to whether or not there is a definitive format for this iconic tool....
Emilie Bigorgne of the Universit Paul Verlaine – Metz and colleagues suggest that the increasing production of nanomaterials will in turn increase the release of nanosized by-products to the environment. Whether or not these particles will accumulate...