On the Simon Mayo programme on BBC Radio 5 they did a piece on grammar rules and the typical mistakes natives make. I haven’t listened to the programme yet but there is a test with answers.
Melvyn Bragg opens up the mind and delves into the complex world of the brain in this discussion about neuroscience. His guests this week are Martin Conway, Professor of Psychology at the University of Leeds; Gemma Calvert, Professor of Applied Neuroimaging at Warwick Manufacturing Group, University of Warwick; and David Papineau, Professor of Philosophy of Science at King’s College London. Go here.
The Bad Science column in The Guardian has an article about how we have problems interpreting statistics.
The Independent did a piece on the pros and cons nanotechnology. Go here.