Monthly Archives: February 2013

Ultra-Ever Dry

I was recently offered a place at the Molecular Scale Engineering Centre for Doctoral Training based between Sheffield and Leeds universities, which I was more than happy to accept. Given that I will have a choice about what I’ll be … Continue reading

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Heart attacks and hard ons

Would you believe me if I told you that the enzyme that can prevent heart attacks is almost identical to the enzyme that gives men erections? So much so, that in 1985 during clinical trials for a drug designed to … Continue reading

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So, although my meaning for my previous title ‘chem face’ was in the About page, I thought it was probably a little cryptic to most of the people who visit and don’t bother reading that part… Coming up with a … Continue reading

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Why refrigerated chocolate tastes better

The difference of opinion when it comes to whether chocolate tastes better out of the fridge or not has caused many a discussion between me and my peers, and has almost torn friendships apart (not really); but after one of … Continue reading

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Me, myself and science

I guess in this post I should introduce myself and tell you a little bit about my current research. I’m working on my masters project in Prof Nick Williams’ group at Sheffield University. The aim is to be able to … Continue reading

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