Soil secrets of ‘carbon neutral’ Welsh farm – Green Living – Go Green – WalesOnline

March 10, 2011 § 1 Comment

Soil secrets of ‘carbon neutral’ Welsh farm – Green Living – Go Green – WalesOnline.


Milk cheaper than water… nearly cheaper than beer?!

January 11, 2011 § Leave a comment

Milk has become cheaper than water on Britain’s supermarket shelves reports the Farmers Guardian.


Independent Article: Chilli compound helps identify pain genes

December 21, 2010 § 1 Comment

The compound which gives chillies their kick is being used in the fight against chronic pain.

Researchers at Aberdeen University have identified how genes are “turned on” to make humans feel pain.

Capsaicin, the compound in chillies which gives them their kick, can also turn on the switch.

It is believed the study could herald the development of new painkilling drugs.

The team looked at the mechanics of the pain gene known as substance-P which was first associated with chronic inflammatory pain more than 30 years ago.

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Permaculture Methods Discussed in the Telegraph

October 19, 2010 § Leave a comment

An interesting Telegraph article entitled ‘Permaculture is more relevant than ever’

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