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Tim Sandle

Editor-at-Large based in London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom. Joined on Oct 1, 2011
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Review: The Girl With All The Gifts gives a new take on the zombie movie Special

Another month, another zombie movie. Yet ‘The Girl With All The Gifts’ is different, offering a new take on the flesh-eating horror. This makes for a compelling film.

Magnetic bacteria used to deliver anti-cancer drugs

A new research project has shown promise in using magnetic bacteria as a vehicle for delivering anti-cancer drugs more accurately to tumors in patients.

Review: Songs of the American railroad brought to life Special

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry have produced a delightful album of American folk and blues songs capturing the spirit of the great American railway. These are old songs, recorded live, for the modern age.

Smart safe developed to remind people to take medications

A safe, controlled via a smartphone, not only keeps valuables (including medicines) safe it also sends out reminder texts when it’s time to take prescription medicines.

Nicotine enters the body via the skin as well as lungs

For tobacco smokers, and those who favor e-cigarettes, nicotine not only enters the body via the lungs but also through the skin, according to new research.

Transatlantic mission to study effect of marine plastic pollution

A British led expedition has begun to sail to the Falkland Islands to study the effects of plastic pollution on tiny creatures in the depths of the seas.

Essential Science: New ideas for avoiding mosquito bites

Bites from mosquitoes range from the annoying to the dangerous, depending upon whether the mosquito is a vector for a dangerous virus. Mosquitoes do not bite indiscriminately, with some preferring people to other mammals.

Putting ‘feed a cold, starve a fever’ to the test

It’s an old wives tale – “feed a cold and starve a fever.” But does it come with any scientific basis? One research laboratory has put the aphorism to the test.

Rapid test for Salmonella in chicken developed

Microbiologists and technologists have joined forces to come up with a rapid and easy-to-use method to detect Salmonella in food such a chicken. The device contributes to contamination control.

Review: Highlights from London Fashion Weekend's Autumn Collection Special

The last weekend in September hosts the second London Fashion Weekend of 2016. Here the highlights from London Fashion Week are shown to the public. Digital Journal was once again at the front row of the catwalk.

Review: Ian McKellen & Patrick Stewart‎ give star turns in No Man's Land Special

London - No Man's Land featuring Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart is currently running on the London stage. The production brings to life one of the most brilliantly entertaining plays by Nobel Prize laureate Harold Pinter.

Pippa Middleton's photographs hacked

London - The iCloud account of the sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, Pippa Middleton, has apparently been hacked after photographs of her were offered to a newspaper.

Mosquito spit may limit Dengue virus transmission

A key transmission factor with many viral diseases carried by mosquitoes is the saliva of the insects. A new finding, however, suggests that saliva can also help to prevent viral transfer, particularly Dengue virus.

Will there be an emerging black market in 3D printed organs?

3D printing technology continues to advance and progress is being made with producing a fully functioning organ, like a heart or a kidney. What would happen if this became a root in for illegal trade in printed organs?

Television energy consumption ratings 'are flawed'

U.S. consumer groups have reacted with anger to news that energy ratings applied to many television sets in the U.S. are flawed. These days many people take power consumption into account when purchasing a new set.

Full extent of Yahoo attack revealed

Yahoo has finally revealed the extent of a "state-sponsored" hack. Back in 2014, hackers stole data relating to 500 million. This was probably the largest publicly disclosed cyber-breach in history.

Man lives as a goat and wins Ig Nobel prize

This year's alternative science prizes — the Ig Nobels — have seen one prize go to a man who lived in the Alps as a goat for three days. The other awards are just as bizarre.

Antibody strategy shows promise against Ebola

A recent study, involving a new therapeutic strategy, points towards a weakness with the Ebola virus. Could this Achilles’ heel point towards an anti-Ebola treatment involving antibodies?

New evidence in favour of gingerol’s anti-cancer properties

Does the eating of chili peppers increase cancer risk; and can ginger, in turn, counteract this? New evidence suggests that an active ingredient in ginger can block any potentially harmful effects from chili.

Rare mosquito vector disease found in Haiti

Virologists have identified previously undetected mosquito carried disease from a patient in Haiti. The disease has not previously been detected within any Caribbean nation.
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