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The AIDS virus

December 21, 2010

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When I was a little girl with pigtails, believe it or not, I wanted to grow up to be a biochemist. I loved chemistry at school and I wanted a long career mixing; testing chemicals and creating new compounds. My teacher was a big influence, he was a bit of a maverick and had all […]

Social Networking

December 17, 2010

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I’ve been saying for it years, social networking is damaging our ability to communicate with each other – ┬áironic I know. All this typing and texting and no proper ‘face time’ is forging superficial relationships with strangers and not strengthening the ones we’ve had since puberty. To me, the idea of ‘poking’ someone is revolting! […]