Daily Archives: February 24, 2012

The last of the glass eye makers

Losing an eye through illness or accident can devastate a person’s life. A “glass” eye can help some people come to terms with it, but others choose to wear them for more nuanced reasons, writes Jolyon Jenkins. In a tiny … Continue reading

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Musical Version of The War of The Worlds

Jeff Wayne

Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of the Worlds was created by composer Jeff Wayne based on the 1898 novel by H. G. Wells. It features Academy Award nominated actor Richard Burton, Justin Hayward (of The Moody Blues), Chris Thompson (of Manfred … Continue reading

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Under the Microscope – Killer T-Cells

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Blood mystery solved


You probably know your blood type: A, B, AB or O. You may even know if you’re Rhesus positive or negative. But how about the Langereis blood type? Or the Junior blood type? Positive or negative? Most people have never … Continue reading

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Motorized roller could mass-produce graphene-based devices


Finding a simple, scalable way to pattern graphene for future electronics applications is one of the biggest challenges facing graphene researchers. While lithography has been widely used to create graphene patterns for electronic devices, its multiple processing steps make it … Continue reading

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