Calcium, the most important mineral for bones?
Well, actually no it isn’t. What about Magnesium, the forgotten mineral? There’s no denying that Calcium is important but in this modern age, we seem to be over consuming this alkaline metal. Calcium should be found mostly in the bones and teeth but I’m afraid it’s being found in all kinds of places where it shouldn’t be. Continue reading Magnesium, The Forgotten Mineral
Our Scanning Electron Microscope
My husband Andrew, has spent much of his life working with scanning electron microscopes (SEMs). He first learnt how to use an SEM when he was with The Wellcome Foundation doing analytical biochemistry. A few years later he went to The Wellcome Foot & Mouth Disease Virus Laboratories working on the virus as a senior technician for nearly 10 years . He also worked on feline leukaemia and equine flu amongst other things and was one of the first to produce peptides for foot and mouth disease. He has become very knowledgeable in the field of chemistry, laboratory techniques, scanning and transmission electron microscopy, biology and botany. You can see some of his work at here. Continue reading Too Much Calcium = Side Effects