March 10, 2011 § 1 Comment
January 11, 2011 § Leave a comment
Milk has become cheaper than water on Britain’s supermarket shelves reports the Farmers Guardian.
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.
October 19, 2010 § Leave a comment
An interesting Telegraph article entitled ‘Permaculture is more relevant than ever’