Most people know that vitamins, minerals, and omega-3 fats are important for our overall health, but, again, they may not know the details about why. These substances are known as micro-nutrients because we need them in really small amounts, but those small amounts pack a mighty punch. They are so important that the World Health Organisation calls them “magic wands” because they give the body what it needs to grow, develop, and function properly.
Opt out of NHS Data Grab has been a big concern on social media for privacy concerns but Big Data is vital for research
On Sunday 27 June following heavy rainfall, Southern Water’s Beach Buoy website recorded a discharge from the Margate waste water pumping station. This according to Southern Water was a “Combined Sewer outfall (CSO) release through the sea outfalls which is commonplace after a rain event”. Southern Water has a permit to release screened waste (removing solids) mixed with large amounts of water during a CSO and this is released either 600 m or 2 km out to sea.
Soulla leads us gently into the world of the creative writer and publishing, offering us advice as to how to get writing right
Bonnie is a gorgeous newborn fawn at Wildwood Wildlife Park who is being hand-reared after being rejected by her mother at birth. She’s since formed a very special bond with the Keeper Stu!
Every Doctor asks: Why hesitate to change behaviour to suppress a deadly virus by adopting a flexible, rapid response to the risks?
When we hear the word ‘malnutrition’ most people visualise stick-thin children with protruding bellies. The idea of extreme overweight being malnutrition is too unfamiliar to feel real. But malnutrition simply means too little or too much intake of energy and nutrients. It is a scale with starvation at one end and obesity at the other.
How soon can robots take over from seasonal workers harvesting fruit in Kent? There is undoubtedly a shortage of seasonal workers this year
Existential crises, ie experiences that shake up our entire life are events which call what we used to take for granted into question
‘The Seas are rising: Take action on Climate emergency’ demanded a gathering in Dover at the start of the G7 meeting in Cornwall.