Scientia: The ever-changing periodic table

November 29, 2011     | Author: Freelance Writer Steven A. Edwards, Ph.D. Because of evolution, we expect biology to be an open-ended subject, but it seems that chemistry should be more constrained.  So how is it that, eleven years into the 21st century, we still don’t have a complete list of the elements?  The most recent…

Study reveals why the body clock is slow to adjust to time changes

New research in mice reveals why the body is so slow to recover from jet-lag and identifies a target for the development of drugs that could help us to adjust faster to changes in time zone. With funding from the Wellcome Trust and F. Hoffmann La Roche, researchers at the University of Oxford, University of…