Publication: Sciencebase Science Blog

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]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Grow crops from open-source seed

The three bullet points: Many poor farmers use low-quality local seed rather than expensive patented onesThe Open Source Seed Initiative is offering 36 types of 14 food cropsAll seed packets contain a pledge stating that the seed can be used freely ... [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

A five-step plan for nano

A five-stage, and very demanding protocol, for taking a nanoscience discovery to a consumer nanotechnology product has been outlined by engineer Michael Kelly of the University of Cambridge. Kelly, who is also based at the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced ... [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Mars Rover – To the tune of…

NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Mission (MER) is an ongoing robotic space mission involving two rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, which headed for the planet Mars back in 2003 and reached their destination in January 2004. Spirit is quiet now despite ... [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Sciencebase Newsfeed

We were using Feedburner, but will be moving away from that defunct service, so if you’re an RSS subscriber, please update your reader with the following newsfeed link – http://sciencebase.com/feed to stay up to date with Sciencebase news. Sciencebase ... [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 1 reports

Anal cancer in women

Many readers will probably be aware that actress and model Farrah Fawcett died in 2009 of anal cancer. But a recent update from Cancer Research UK revealed that anal cancer rates in the UK have increased by nearly 300% over the last 40 years. The increase ... [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Jun 13 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 11 2014 - 1 reports

100% Faith Free

I don’t like that red, upper case “A” that so many people wear on their web and social media presence as some kind of skeptical badge of honour. But, the atheist tag has just too much baggage (thank you Prof Dawkins and others) and implies too much ... [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Jun 11 2014]
First reported May 19 2014 - Updated May 19 2014 - 1 reports

Billions and billions…of molecules?

I’ve written about the CAS Registry – the enormous database of small and large molecules – on several occasions over my quarter of a century in science communication . It usually comes up when they reach a milestone. Indeed, I remember writing about ... [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - May 19 2014]

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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]
A five-step plan for nano [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Jun 23 2014]
Mars Rover – To the tune of… [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Jun 18 2014]
Sciencebase Newsfeed [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Jun 18 2014]
Anal cancer in women [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Jun 13 2014]
100% Faith Free [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Jun 11 2014]
Billions and billions…of molecules? [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - May 19 2014]
Smoking kills… [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - May 19 2014]
No sprinkles with my skinny moccachocafrappadon... [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - May 15 2014]
Ye Olde Yahoo Group [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - May 13 2014]
Don’t die of asthma [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - May 07 2014]
Sciencebase to Sciencebass [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - May 02 2014]
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Planetary cakes [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Apr 01 2014]
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10 cancer myths busted [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Mar 24 2014]
Sciencebase first tweets [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Mar 21 2014]
Beer and bingo budget [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Mar 19 2014]
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Riding the gravity wave [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Mar 17 2014]
You can’t hide a smile – a song [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Mar 14 2014]
Factoid to factette [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Mar 12 2014]
Scoop – World Wide Web invented [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Mar 12 2014]
World Maths Day #WorldMathsDay [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Mar 12 2014]
What does your brain think about your mind? [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Mar 12 2014]
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Anticancer Aspirin? Not so fast [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Aug 07 2014]
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 ...
Virtual Art Conservation [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Jul 30 2014]
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 ...
Sciencebase Fifteenth Anniversary [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Jul 25 2014]
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 ...
The Real David Bradley [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Jul 18 2014]
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”. ...
Just a moderate bee sting [Published Sciencebase Science Blog - Jul 02 2014]
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 ...
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