Category Archives: Things I read on the BBC website

Science Idol

The BBC’s “Science and Environment” RSS feed included a real gem today: news of a competition in which members of the public were asked to submit ideas for research projects. The four winners will be mentored by experts in their … Continue reading

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Smart phonies

The BBC have a great article today about a new craze in Japan: “therapeutic” ring tones. And what, pray, is a therapeutic ring tone? Well, for starters, there’s the ring tone that relieves hay fever caused by the famous cherry … Continue reading

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