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#127 - Conflict of Interest in IARC Report - The League of Nerds


This time the nerds are joined by David Zaruk from The Risk Monger. Both David and James were mentioned in a times article for their stance on the IARC glyphosate monograph. 26 more words


FWS - Trying to Destroy My Wii with Potassium Permanganate & Glycerol

So believe it or not I had another games console break on me. This time it was my Nintendo Wii and, like before, I had to take out my aggression on it using some SCIENCE or, more specifically, potassium permanganate and glycerol. 60 more words

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Chambly Yeast!

I’ve previously mentioned on this blog the delights of Maudite, a particularly interesting Strong Belgian Style ale from the Unibroue brewery in Chambly, Quebec. We even had a crack at brewing it… 266 more words


Digestion of Lipids: A* understanding for IGCSE Biology 2.29

A balanced diet will contain many different fats and oils.  The commonest type of molecule in these lipids is called a triglyceride.  They are made from a small molecule of… 223 more words

IGCSE Biology Posts

What is drag force? (Part 1)

You’ve probably seen the standard parabolic trajectory stuff in high school and your freshman year of college, and you’ve probably been told sooner or later that that isn’t the whole picture. 807 more words

Fluid Mechanics

Growing & Harvesting Yeast for Storage

One of my original goals of the project was to harvest, grow up and freeze yeast so as to have a library of yeast strains that could be used for brewing endeavours. 312 more words


In Italy the world's first facility for the production of PHAs bioplastics from glycerol

Bio-on and SECI Spa, part of Gruppo Industriale Maccaferri holding, signed an agreement to build the world’s first facility for the production of PHAs bioplastic from biodiesel production co-products, namely glycerol. 246 more words