Ocean Creatures Protecting us from Viruses

NATURE Ocean Creatures Have Been Protecting Us From Millions of Viruses This Entire Time  PETER DOCKRILL 31 MARCH 2020 It’s fair to say that the world has had more than enough of viruses right now. Unfortunately, the converse is not necessarily true. The...

Marine species on the move as oceans warm

Marine species on the move as oceans warm Since pre-industrial times, the world’s oceans have warmed by an average of one degree Celsius (1°C). Now researchers report in Current Biology on March 26th that those rising temperatures have led to widespread changes...

Earth’s Soil could absorb more CO2.

Earth’s Soil Could Absorb 5.5 Billion Tonnes of CO2 Annually, if We Get It Right AFP (paul mocan/Unsplash) ENVIRONMENT 21 MARCH 2020 Restoring and protecting the world’s soil could absorb more than 5 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide each year –...

Darwin – My hero

One of my heroes following my early studies of science was the wonderful Charles Darwin, and today there is a report that some of his theories have had further confirmation. Read on – my lovelies – and enjoy a really good science report at: NATURE A...

Lego Bricks – How long ?

Lego Bricks- How Long???   We all love Lego – especially my son (who is now grown up with a family, but still has Lego models all around his home office!) but I don’t think any of us realised the following facts about how long it takes for a lego...