Byte-Sized Science – 17 January 2013

R.I.P Windows Live Messenger Initially released as MSN Messenger in 1999, 15 March 2013 will see the end of messages being sent on Windows Live Messenger. The Software giant has taken the decision to withdraw the messaging service after its acquisition of Skype in October 2011 for $8.5bn (£5.3bn). Used by thousands worldwide throughout the noughties […]

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Are mitochondria killing males?

If you were paying attention in your Biology lessons at school, you will know that mitochondria are the ‘powerhouse’ of the cell, meeting the cell’s energy needs through respiration. If you were really paying attention, you may also remember that when fertilisation occurs, all the mitochondria come from the mother’s egg and none from the […]

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