Category Archives: Coffee Time

Genome Machine? Time Machine? Doomsday Machine?

Regular readers know that the world famous polymath Prof Aillo only publishes his groundbreaking work once a year on April 1st and only in the Denmark Doctor. This year’s seismic research is all about genetics. It took over a decade and $2.7 billion dollars to sequence the first whole genome. For most of us a book containing the correct… Read More »

USS Machine

A little while ago we launched an appeal for a new ultrasound scanning machine. Our old machine had finally come to the ends of its useful life and we needed to raise £5,000 for a new scanner. In the end, we actually raised £7,000, which meant we were able to purchase a higher quality machine.… Read More »

Palindromic Xmas

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a little puzzle. I am one of those odd people who simply love puzzles—almost any variety will do. A little bit of mental gymnastics simply keeps those little grey cells happy and healthy. There is nothing more pleasing than wracking your brains and then experiencing a moment of insight and… Read More »

Resilient Doctors

I think I might have written about resilience before – it is a word that I had hardly heard mentioned up until about 3 years ago – prior to then, resilience was a word used to describe some physical object which could withstand some form of external pressure, like aluminium being rust resistant. Now it… Read More »