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Monthly Archives: October 2015

Mates Appreciation Day!

The last Friday of October half term is a special day at science made simple – an extra holiday! Four years ago it was decided that all science made simple staff would have this extra day off to catch up

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Top 10 Ways to Spot Bad Science

By Becca Smithers Bad science is where people misuse science and scientific research, usually to get you to buy something, to change your mind, or to make something seem better than it actually is. People may deliberately misinterpret results of

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The science & engineering of Back to the Future

Despite a number of internet hoaxes over the last year, today – the 21st October, 2015 – is finally the actual date Marty McFly and Doc travelled forward to in the sequel of Back to the Future (released 1989). Those

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