Category: Society

Women in Science: Marian Diamond’s ground-breaking findings on brain plasticity

Written by Stannah on 20th February 2019

Source: Luna Productions Marian Diamond, who died at the age of 90 (July 25, 2017), was a professor of anatomy and an expert on the brain. Over the last 60 years, Marian Diamond continued to teach and do research in the area of neurophysiology. As a teacher, she was honoured as one of the most […]

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The History of Stairs: from fascinating architecture to access barriers

Written by Stannah on 15th February 2019

The History of Stairs is the history of longevity itself, of the constant replication of the same structure and function. And to tell the story of stairs is to tackle the challenge of telling a never-ending tale that’s part history, part fiction. There’s much more to a staircase than meets the eye! Exploring the duality […]

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house of the future, a home designed for life

House of the future: a home designed for life

Written by Stannah on 22nd August 2018

When we think about a House of the Future, gleaming Jetsons style homes with a strong sixties allure comes to mind. However thrilling the idea of living in a high-tech apartment in space might seem, it is not what we mean by a “house of the future”. We can have a little bit of hi-tech […]

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