Tagged: Beer

Gluten-free, but don’t tell anybody - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Aug 22, 2014

While most of the anti-gluten seems badly overhyped, there are some people for whom gluten poses substantial dietary risk. They need to know if a product has gluten in it. And producers of gluten-free products are generally pretty happy to let potential customers know about it.Except when the government makes it illegal to tell customers about it.When I read this, … Read More

Beer, anxiety and depression – their origins - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Oct 23, 2012

Book review: Angst: Origins of Anxiety and Depression by Jeffrey P. Kahn Price: US$27.97, NZ$49.99 Hardcover: 304 pages Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA (October 22, 2012) ISBN-10: 0199796440 ISBN-13: 978-0199796441 I can see this book appealing to beer lovers. Or … Continue reading → … Read More

The Periodic Table of Beer? - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Oct 04, 2012

  On March 6th 1869 Dmitri Mendeleev presented an early version of the periodic table to the Russian Chemical Society. Although other attempts had been made to organise the chemical elements, Mendeleev’s proved successful in not only did it align the elements in terms of their comparative chemical and physical properties, it also allowed chemists to predict the … Read More

TOSP Episode 4: October 4th 2011 - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Oct 04, 2011

[Original post on the Sciblogs The Official Sciblogs Podcast site] Including mix & mash winners, the IgNobels, beetles and beer, space broadband, predatory beetle larvae, decoding the brain, gold nanoparticles, a low-carbon world, hybrid cars, World Space Week, emotions in science and a Digital Pompeii. Oh, man.  This just keeps getting more and more fun.  [...] … Read More

nerdnite wellington #6: seriously awesome - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Jul 19, 2011

UPDATE: Videos from nerdnite 6 are available here Last night was the sixth, _sixth_, nerdnite Wellington. If you remember*, I started nerdnite about a year ago. The event takes place in a bar/pub, and consists of lots of interesting (and interested) people, drinking copious quantities of beer**, and 4 speakers speaking … Read More

REALLY Big Toys - MacDoctor

Jim McVeagh Nov 25, 2009

I see they’ve finally got the Large Hadron Collider to work at last. And the universe did not disappear into a giant black hole. Kind of a pity, really. I was looking forward to the shorter drive to work. Apparently, the Collider is going to unlock the “secrets of the universe”. Of course, we know that [...] Related posts: … Read More

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