Science

  • EPA graph illustrating history increase in sea level, a jagged line inclining up to the right
    01/20/2014 - 23:12

    A look at the latest IPCC report suggesting less warming, Matt Ridley's interpretation, and AGW generally

  • 01/25/2014 - 07:55

    A look at Intellectual Property - Property in ideas as compared to land - considering Commons, Enclosures, the injustices IP,the validity of the justifications - and the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

  • 07/30/2014 - 10:00

    The WA Goldfields Pipeline is a hidden wonder of Australian Engineering Heritage. It's story captures a great deal about engineering and political challenges, often not very far apart.

  • 04/08/2014 - 10:00

    Abiogenesis - the chemical origins of life. The result of my struggle to make ideas from chemistry actually fit together to shine a light on how life might develop.

  • 09/13/2014 - 23:08

    Trying to be measured and not dismissive, I take a look at the origins of cancer together with the effectiveness of mainstream & alternative therapies.

  • 12/02/2014 - 09:22

    Nuclear power is in the news again ... It was something Howard floated some time ago. Here's what I wrote at the time, something I hope sheds light on the current debate.

  • 02/06/2015 - 11:16

    Engaging with the arguments in one particular anti-vax article, I try to work through the claims one by one.

  • sign outside of commercial hotel, saying "no smoking in this area"
    07/07/2015 - 11:51

    The "rights" based debate is much confused, with much distortion of the english language and abuse by vested interests. Pointing to the spectre of a patronising intrusive Government, people forget that corporations can still play with our heads.

  • 11/07/2015 - 16:52

    I hit another vehicle from behind - and proved in court it was the other drivers' fault. And along the way I learnt a lot about the courts, topping up my cynicism tank along the way.

  • 12/27/2015 - 22:15

    There's a lot of hype around slowing down, or even reversing aging. Here's my view.