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Science, Starbucks and Slimming

By Wendy Sadler It’s the new year, so almost everyone seems to be slimming and watching their weight, or in fact hoping to watch their weight disappear. In the SMS offices we have a whole range of techniques being employed

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Mix it up! The chemistry of mixtures and separating

by Rosie Coates Mixtures are all around us, from a glass of milk, to the ink in a pen, to a bucket of sandy water at the beach. Often we’re happy for them to stay that way, but sometimes we

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