Beyond pharmacy blog
All posts from: September 2014
Insulting and threatening people who do not agree with your views is not the way to be heard, writes Chris Chapman
An electronic detection tool may be able to identify what strain of bacteria Clostridium difficile is present in faeces.
Henry Hickman demonstrated that carbon dioxide could be used as an anaesthetic, but was never recognised for his work
Roger Poole explains how bumblebees and zebrafish manage to navigate their surroundings while avoiding collisions
Marmite contains a high concentration of thiamine. Roger Poole explains why soldiers in World War I had to eat it — like it or not.
Pamela Mason explains why limiting our meat consumption may help to avoid dangerous climate change
A new sensor, implanted into the eye, may help glaucoma sufferers monitor their condition in a better way.
Various parts of meadowsweet have been used for medicinal purposes for centuries. David Walsh explains
Some gut bacteria may affect our choice of food by modifying eating behaviour and influencing dietary choices.
In the year of the 50th anniversary of the film ‘Mary Poppins’, Andrew Haynes reflects on whether a spoonful of sugar really does help the medicine go down in the most delightful way