New operating systems often look more “flash” than the previous iteration, with many an Apple/Android fan raving to their friends about the new look, but do improved aesthetics actually make the product better? According to new research by Irene Reppa of Swansea University and Siné McDougall of Bournemouth University, the answer is yes . By … More
We all know that childhood obesity can have a negative effect upon the health of children, but new research completed at the University of Strathclyde (in collaboration with the Universities of Dundee, Georgia and Bristol) has found that obesity in adolescent girls is associated with lower academic attainment levels throughout their teenage years . The comprehensive study of … More
Adam Stock looks in to a recent study about the effects of “liking” a charity on Facebook. More
Researchers at Glasgow University have found a startling range of caffeine levels in high street coffees.
R.E.M. had a hit single in 1993, in which they asked ‘What’s the Frequency Kenneth?’ Now in 2011 Adam Stock finds engineers designing wind turbines are asking a similar question.
Adam Stock assesses whether cycling to work is as healthy as it seems.
Energy supply is a complex business. Fluctuating supply and demand mean it can be difficult for energy companies to produce enough energy during high demand periods without producing wasted energy in low demand periods.