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Monday 29 March 2021
by Wulf
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Catch a Cold

Viruses are a diverse bunch. Most have no interest in humans; we don’t off a habitat in which they can replicate themselves. Even with the subset that do pay attention to Homo sapiens, not all do us harm. Indeed some … Continue reading

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