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A breathalyzer for disease

A breathalyzer for disease

Disease and Smell Did you know that many diseases give off a slight smell that can be detected? Syphilis is thought to have a characteristic odor and a rotting apples smell suggests Diabetes. Volatile organic compounds are given off, gases for instance, by living organisms, including diseases within you, and […]

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Asteroid OUMUAMUA

Asteroid OUMUAMUA

Interstellar Asteroid, not a Comet The first interstellar visitor known to man has come and gone. Which is quite a big deal. What this really means is that an object from outside our little happy group of planets and associated blobs, being our solar system, has had a visitor. It […]

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Cities that will be flooded

Cities that will be drowned

If temperature rises by 3 degrees Where do you live? Are you aware which cities will be flooded if temperatures rise by 3 degrees? Scientists at Climate Central, a non profit company, has estimated that 275 million people live in an area that will be flooded if global temperatures rise […]

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The Massacre of Glencoe

The Massacre of Glencoe

Did you Know? A quick synopsis of what happened is that 38 members of the Mac Donald clan were killed by their neighbors the Campbells in February 1692 in Glencoe in the Scottish highlands. Another 40 died of exposure after their homes were burnt. It may have happened quite a […]

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Suicide

Suicide

A silent Epidemic There is a silent epidemic happening in New Zealand. Suicide. They have the highest rates in the developed part of the world, being 15.6 per 100,000 people, including being 5 times the rate of the UK and double the of its neighbor Australia. The families of the […]

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