Tag : Chemicals

Fish on Drugs: The Effect of Chemicals in our Water

11 months ago / 0 comments

Over the past few decades the use of pharmaceuticals has increased dramatically, enabling a 10-year rise in the average life expectancy of the United Kingdom over the last 50 years.  However, we rarely consider the other implications of such use outside our own wellbeing. Studies suggest that when we consume … Read More

Science | The factories of the future

5 years ago / 0 comments

Cell factories could produce energy and fuels similar to petrol We use yeast and bacteria to make valuable chemicals Metabolic engineering may allow propane gas to be produced   The factory workers of tomorrow will work 24 hours a day in 37° heat, with minimal nutrition and certainly without pay. Unacceptable? On the … Read More