Science in everyday life —
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I’m Art Chester. I write about technology: surprises from the world of science, and their practical application in everyday life. I also write fiction about life in the research lab.
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Good News for Cancer Prevention! Garlic and its cousins occupy a unique position, straddling the worlds of superstition, medicine and the culinary arts. In modern cookery, the most familiar Alliums, that is, the garlic family, are onions, garlic, scallions, shallots, … Continue reading
Beware of Under- and Over-Diagnosis! The Value of Early Dementia Testing Early dementia tests can reveal whether a loved one suffers from Alzheimer Disease or another progressive form of dementia. Some people might say: I really don’t want to … Continue reading
Searching for 300 Words – Can You Help? Scrabble words! Even in the digital age, words have power. And words burst from social media and streaming video all the time. These words both record and enable the changes in our … Continue reading
An Important Update The Scrabble 3 To Make 4 list is one of the ten key word lists for the game of Scrabble. These lists welcome new players to an engrossing pastime and enhance the pleasure of recreational players. Scrabble … Continue reading