Tag : water

How Would Renationalisation Affect The Economy?

8 months ago / 0 comments

Ever since his election as the Labour Party leader in 2015, Jeremy Corbyn has been closely associated with policies of renationalisation. There is a general sense that such policies are the ultimate signifiers of Corbyn’s socialist credentials, and so they have remained hot topics ever since he assumed his position … Read More

Fish on Drugs: The Effect of Chemicals in our Water

1 year 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

What’s new in science this week?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Mathematicians grind out the perfect Cuppa: Researchers from the University of Limerick and the University of Portsmouth have developed complex calculations to help optimise the perfect cup of coffee. The research quantifies how the exact grain size of ground coffee can dictate whether the brew will be bitter or too watery. … Read More

Science | LS Answers – Why does warm water freeze faster?

5 years ago / 0 comments

The counter intuitive question has baffled boffins from ancient Greece up to the modern day. Aristotle wrote in Meteorologica of people first putting water in the sun to later aid the cooling process. More recently, Zimbabwean student Erasto Mpemba noted the paradoxical physics whilst freezing warm ice cream mixture in … Read More

News | Student takes on Government

5 years ago / 0 comments

A Leeds student is putting pressure on the government to provide clean drinking water for 60 million people. The campaign called ‘Put Thirst First’ (PTF) was launched by Bethany Milburn, who went to Parliament on Thursday, October 31 to present the petition to Lynne Featherstone, the Under Secretary for International … Read More