Theo Wolf

‘Flamenco dancing’ molecule could lead to better sunscreen

A molecule that protects plants from overexposure to harmful sunlight could form the basis for a new longer-lasting sunscreen, academics from the University of Warwick have found. The team of chemists, in collaboration with colleagues from Spain and France, discovered that the molecule in question was able to dispose ultraviolet...
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Posted Nov. 30, 2019

The BAFTAs are a bore

On Sunday 10 February, the 72nd British Academy Film and Television Awards – the last major ceremony before the Oscars – drew its lowest TV audience in six years. This year, BBC1’s coverage of the Baftas was watched by 4.5 million people – 500,000 people fewer than last year. On a night of joy and disappointment, bad jokes, boring speeches, and nothing for Stan & Ollie, who were the real winners and losers at the Royal Albert Hall?
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Posted Feb. 19, 2019