By Rebecca Blackburn Whether they’re munching on your Corn Flakes or chomping through cotton crops, weevils certainly aren’t the most popular critters around. But not all weevils are so destructive – in fact some are quite useful – and Postdoctoral Fellow Dr Sara Pinzon-Navarro is on a mission to prove this. With thirteen years of […]
A faster and less expensive form of radiotherapy, called Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), for treating prostate cancer may come with a higher rate of urinary complications.
The standard external beam radiation therapy for prostate cancer is currently intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT). Stereotactic body radiotherapy delivers a greater dose of radiation per treatment than IMRT so patients receiving SBRT can complete an entire course of treatment in one to two weeks,
The worldwide love affair with subsidized green energy is fading fast but that shouldn't be taken to mean the science is not solid.
In America, new power plants are difficult to get built and as a result the cost of electricity has gone up while the supply has gone down. Yet the government seems to still want to fast track alternative energy and regulations that allow small biomass plants may also help solve a grid problem that solar and wind energy only make worse.
Small biomass power
I spent several months working in Fiji last year. I worked as a Project Coordinator for a social development organisation. So much happened and there is a lot to tell but no one reads long blogs so I will try to keep it short and sweet as usual. What I miss the most is: My […]