The idea you wish you had…

We all know the different views on cloth versus disposable nappies.  One of the considerations for parents who use disposable nappies is the environmental impact.  And then you stumble upon something and you go –  why didn’t I think of that?! How cool is this – a business that composts disposable nappies.  And it is…

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Federal budget cuts not good news for the University sector

I am currently on maternity leave, and when I am not I work in the tertiary education sector – a scientist who has veered into management, but who steadfastly believes in research. These cuts are devastating. I am not utterly naive.  I see what is happening in Europe and around the world.  I know that…

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Is chocolate milk next?!

Read this today and had to share it – NZ scientists make a break through with allergy-free milk for children a step closer.  Not only is this happening in the country I call home (even if I don’t live there!), this is from the city I went to University in – way cool!  Yes it…

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A bit of Science for today

Had to share this newspaper article on fertility preservation research.  As a former scientist I still adore scientific discovery. And given I fall into the over 40 first time mother category, who by good fortune did not need medical intervention to get pregnant, it had certainly crossed my mind that it may have been a path we…

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