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Monthly Archives: April 2015

science made simple: Leading the way

We are delighted to announce that science made simple‘s founding director, the fabulous Wendy Sadler, has been named a finalist for the Leading Wales Awards in the category of ‘Leadership in Social Enterprise’. The interview panel is meeting tomorrow, and Wendy

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Soil: our lives depend on it!

By Becca Smithers Soil is underrated. It may look like dirty stuff that just holds plants in the ground, but it’s so much more! Soil is a multi-layered, complex system holding nutrients for plants, providing a home for invertebrates and

Posted in Activity, Biology

Hong Kong – Science Alive 2015

By Becky Holmes Hong Kong has always been my favourite place to work since I visited in 2007 and 2008, so I was thrilled to be invited to perform again at the brilliant Science Alive 2015 festival at the Hong Kong Science

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Why did dinosaurs become extinct?

By Leanne Gunn From the day dinosaur fossils were first discovered they captured the heart and imagination of children and adults alike. Perhaps this is why discoveries of these massive bones were once thought of as proof of dragons, giants and

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Posted in Biology, Geology