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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Simple science to try at home

science made simple‘s Ruth Perkins has teamed up with Education Begins at Home to bring you these quick and easy science demonstrations you can try at home. Ever wanted super powers? Well, now you can!   1. The power of

Posted in Activity, Physics

Why is wasabi so hot?

by Wendy Sadler A mouth-watering piece of fresh salmon sat smothered in green wasabi. You taste it and suddenly your head starts to itch and your sinuses go berserk. It’s an incredible zingy, fresh feeling but why on earth should

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Posted in Biology, Exploring Science

Explore the universe in your hand!

By Matthew Allen Can you imagine what it would be like to hold a miniature model of Jupiter in your hand? Well, now you can with our latest free app, Our Universe AR! The idea of being able to hold a model

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Posted in Physics, Space

Understanding Stem Cell Research

by Zoë Gamble The words ‘stem cells‘ should be familiar to most people, but what may not be familiar is what they actually are, and how they are used in research. Media coverage on embryonic stem cells in particular (stem cells

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Posted in Biology