Monthly Archives: December 2010

Under the Microscope: Insects

The first instalment of a recurring feature looking at the world through the lens of an electron microscope. Images used with the kind permission of the owner. Next time – parasites… Advertisements

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WHSD? The Week in Science

New light has been shed on the astonishing way bacteria prioritise their DNA repair work. A team at the University of Bristol discovered a greater similarity between bacteria and human DNA repair than previously thought. Type 1 diabetic men may … Continue reading

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The Lingering Ghost of Mephedrone

The bill to outlaw the psychoactive cathinone mephedrone was hurried through parliament earlier this year, but a study published in the Lancett has found that users are still getting hold of the substance. Its ban has also lead to the … Continue reading

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