Publication: Sciencebase Science Blog

First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Liquid energy

My latest news story for Chemistry World is on the topic of stationary energy storage and a rather unique concept – liquid metal batteries. Researchers at MIT have developed such a device, which could allow electricity generated by intermittent, but ... [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

A simple flowchart for trolls

The end of all name-calling arguments during childhood is often the intervention of an adult with a phrase such as: “If you’ve got nothing nice to say, don’t say anything at all”. If only we could apply parental rule #4.6/d to the childish online, the ... [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Did you fake your password?

It’s an evergreen news story in the tech world: the top 25 idiotic passwords we use. Every tech magazine reports it and trumpets our global stupidity in the face of hackers. The articles usually beseech us to think about security, to batten down our ... [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

A brief word about tomatoes and prostate cancer

At least 20 years ago I wrote a news story in my rookie days about how the natural red pigment in tomatoes, the antioxidant lycopene, could somehow protect men against prostate cancer. Nothing was ever proven and the latest news which hit the tabloids ... [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Lodestar Festival 2014 Extras

I got rather too many photos from the 2014 Lodestar Festival, the top bunch are in my Flickr gallery and Facebook gallery . This little lot are ones I’ve plucked out from the folders that didn’t jump out at me first time through but are more representative ... [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Sep 03 2014]
Entities: David Bradley, Flickr
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

The Dark Net – Jamie Bartlett

From the blurb: “Beyond the familiar online world that most of us inhabit – a world of Google, Hotmail, Facebook and Amazon – lies a vast and often hidden network of sites, communities and cultures where freedom is pushed to its limits, and where people ... [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

When Google comes to town

Mrs Sciencebase out and about in our village this morning alerted me to the fact that she had spotted a Google StreetView vehicle parked outside a boarded up shop on the High Street. I dashed out on my bike, camera in hand, to get a snap – watching the ... [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Anticancer Aspirin? Not so fast

The news was full of the discovery that taking some aspirin every day for ten years could somehow reduce your risk of getting cancer, particularly cancers of the gastrointestinal tract. The stomach bleeding side-effect (for some) and other as yet unknown ... [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Virtual Art Conservation

This tweet showing a partially restored painting where 500 years of grime, varnish and earlier conservation efforts got me thinking. We usually see all these fabulous old paintings through a patina of filth and there are people trying to strip them back ... [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Sciencebase Fifteenth Anniversary

It was 20th July 1999 when I first registered the domain name sciencebase.com and transferred my old Elemental Discoveries websites from various ISP and freenet type hosts to this super hub of science. Don’t the years just fly by? At that time, I was ... [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

The Real David Bradley

I’d feel awfully guilty calling myself “the real David Bradley” now that I’ve met the actor who played Argus Filch in the Harry Potter films and William Hartnell alongside actor Brian Cox in the BBC Dr Who period drama “An Adventure in Space and Time”. ... [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Just a moderate bee sting

When the garden lawn is covered in blooming clover (Trifolium) and the last few honeybees (Apis mellifera) that haven’t yet succumbed to colony collapse disorder are busy about their floral business, it’s probably a good idea to not walk around barefoot ... [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Jul 02 2014]

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Liquid energy [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Sep 22 2014]
A simple flowchart for trolls [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Sep 22 2014]
Did you fake your password? [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Sep 18 2014]
A brief word about tomatoes and prostate cancer [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Sep 04 2014]
Lodestar Festival 2014 Extras [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Sep 03 2014]
The Dark Net – Jamie Bartlett [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Aug 28 2014]
When Google comes to town [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Aug 21 2014]
Anticancer Aspirin? Not so fast [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Aug 07 2014]
Virtual Art Conservation [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Jul 30 2014]
Sciencebase Fifteenth Anniversary [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Jul 25 2014]
The Real David Bradley [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Jul 18 2014]
Just a moderate bee sting [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Jul 02 2014]
Grow crops from open-source seed [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Jun 25 2014]
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Liquid energy [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Sep 22 2014]
My latest news story for Chemistry World is on the topic of stationary energy storage and a rather unique concept – liquid metal batteries. Researchers at MIT have developed such a device, which could allow electricity generated by intermittent, but ...
A simple flowchart for trolls [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Sep 22 2014]
The end of all name-calling arguments during childhood is often the intervention of an adult with a phrase such as: “If you’ve got nothing nice to say, don’t say anything at all”. If only we could apply parental rule #4.6/d to the childish online, the ...
Did you fake your password? [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Sep 18 2014]
It’s an evergreen news story in the tech world: the top 25 idiotic passwords we use. Every tech magazine reports it and trumpets our global stupidity in the face of hackers. The articles usually beseech us to think about security, to batten down our ...
A brief word about tomatoes and prostate cancer [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Sep 04 2014]
At least 20 years ago I wrote a news story in my rookie days about how the natural red pigment in tomatoes, the antioxidant lycopene, could somehow protect men against prostate cancer. Nothing was ever proven and the latest news which hit the tabloids ...
Lodestar Festival 2014 Extras [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Sep 03 2014]
I got rather too many photos from the 2014 Lodestar Festival, the top bunch are in my Flickr gallery and Facebook gallery . This little lot are ones I’ve plucked out from the folders that didn’t jump out at me first time through but are more representative ...
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