A recent report from the US National Research Council has highlighted an ever increasing problem – space debris.
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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.
In the second of a two-part series, Alan Boyd looks at the development of acoustic measurement techniques.
Conaill Soraghan explores how a country beset by power cuts has emerged as a world-leader in the wind energy sector.
For most people the idea of losing a limb is horrifying. Even worse is the idea that we would have to self-amputate in order to survive.
Thin layer chromatography, more often referred to as TLC, is something you may well have unwittingly carried out a variation of as a child with some filter paper and pens. However it also made a recent cameo in an episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. So what exactly is TLC and what part does it have to play in modern forensic science?
Approximately 380,000 individuals in the United Kingdom are reported to be homeless at any given time. A majority of these individuals are also likely to be plagued by mental illnesses that generally go undiagnosed and untreated. Clare Allely delves into the root of the problem and asks if there is a way out of the negative spiral of rough sleeping.
Craig McInnes delves into the world of ‘heritage smells’ and discovers how chemistry could help safeguard museums’ artefacts.