Tag Archives: Sheffield

• Good news! Or is it? Alcohol has little effect on men’s fertility

Good news! Or is it? Alcohol has little effect on men’s fertility

Drinking alcohol and smoking will not harm a man’s fertility, but sustained exposure to daylight could, researchers have found. The surprising results follow a study by research teams at the University of Manchester and Sheffield, who found that sperm size and shape was less ideal in samples taken during the summer months, while smoking tobacco […]

• Unintended consequences. Counterfeit booze recycled to make electricity

Unintended consequences. Counterfeit booze recycled to make electricity

Counterfeit alcohol seized by Trading Standards from across Lincolnshire is being recycled to generate electricity, in a project thought to be the first of its kind in the country. 8 tonnes of illegal alcohol has been seized by Trading Standards since March 2011. The counterfeit booze is being sent to a recycling plant in Sheffield, […]