On A Lighter Note

August 26th, 2020 Travel writer Oliver Smith describes in The Daily Telegraph some of the more idiotic rules and regulations introduced worldwide in the name of science. And yes, South Africa features. He writes: Spain: Last week the Canary Islands, as well as...

September 18th, 2019 A study showing that a common technique used for training dogs can be used to make better surgeons, is one of the winners of the 2019 Ig Nobels, the annual Nobel Prize spoof that rewards weird, odd and sometimes head-scratching scientific...

January 9th, 2019 Auto-surgery is not a frequent occurrence, especially in modern times. However, it does happen, and a Medical News Today catalogues some extreme examples. Cardiac catheterisation – Werner Theodor Otto Forssmann was studying medicine in...
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