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Tuesday 15 October 2019
by Wulf
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Gluten

I watched a fascinating video today, which demonstrates that not all flours are created equal (deliberately so) with respect to gluten: I wonder (unscientifically) if some people suffer from bloating after eating gluten because they don’t have the necessary enzymes … Continue reading

Thursday 5 July 2018
by Wulf
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Bright Earth: The Invention of Colour by Philip Ball

Philip Ball’s Bright Earth is a confluence of science, history and art. It explores what colours have been available to artists at different points in history and how their choices have been influenced by availability but also culture mores. The … Continue reading

Sunday 28 May 2017
by Wulf
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Put on the Red Light

Apparently red light (or, at least, near infrared) has a positive effect on the health of bees, including the ability to protect from the effects of neonicotinoid pesticides. It will be interesting to see how this can be applied in … Continue reading