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Algebra: the maths working to solve the UK’s supply chain crisis
The calculations behind filling supermarket shelves are dizzyingly complex – but it all starts with the x and y you know from school

Michael Brooks

12, Sep, 2021 @12:00 PM

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How long can we treat the suffering of animals as an inconvenient truth? | Michael Brooks
A revolution is coming in our relationship with ‘lower’ creatures, provoked by a greater knowledge of their cognition. Labour’s new plans for animal welfare are just a start

Michael Brooks

18, Feb, 2018 @12:02 AM

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The medieval bishop who helped to unweave the rainbow | Michael Brooks
Michael Brooks: A medieval bishop and his 21st century collaborators are up for a research award on Thursday night for their work on the science of light

Michael Brooks

27, Nov, 2014 @1:17 PM

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Why are Jamaicans so good at sprinting? | Michael Brooks
Michael Brooks: Several factors feed in to Jamaica’s flair for speed but there is a good reason to dig deeper, and it has nothing to do with athletics

Michael Brooks

21, Jul, 2014 @5:00 AM

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Five discoveries taking science by surprise

If you thought dying of loneliness was just an old wives' tale, or that genetic inheritance is fixed – think again, writes Michael Brooks

Michael Brooks

28, Jun, 2014 @11:05 PM

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Michael Brooks's top 10 time travel books
From Albert Einstein to Douglas Adams, the author picks out the best scientific and fictional accounts of an enduringly compelling dream

Michael Brooks

28, Nov, 2012 @1:38 PM

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A year of anarchy in science | Michael Brooks

If the past 12 months' news is anything to go by, scientists are a wild, ungovernable bunch

Michael Brooks

24, Jul, 2012 @1:12 PM

Scientists finally get angry about indifference to climate change

For decades, scientists have been seen as meek, dispassionate souls. But now, faced with widespread indifference to global warming, a small band of science radicals are getting angry. Will more follow suit?

Michael Brooks

05, Jul, 2011 @6:59 PM

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Taking a stand for science

Science writer Michael Brooks plans to stand in the general election against Bosworth MP David Tredinnick, who wants homeopathy to keep receiving NHS funding

Michael Brooks

30, Mar, 2010 @3:44 PM

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Michael Brooks: There's nothing like homeopathy

Homeopathic remedies such as essence of crop circle and 'F sharp minor' may sound daft but they play a vital role in modern medicine, writes Michael Brooks

Michael Brooks

06, Feb, 2009 @2:49 PM

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