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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Why do we build medical scanners from sunken battleships?

By Matthew Allen Countless ships were sunk during the first and second World Wars. Many of them remain untouched at the bottom of the ocean; however, some of these ships have since been stripped of their steel, to be used in building

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The most impressive feats of engineering. . . . . . using Lego.

By Rhys L Griffiths Lego started out as the brainchild of Ole Kirk Christiansen, a carpenter from Denmark, who started out making wooden toys in 1932. He decided to name his company “Lego” which is derived from the Danish phrase

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