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Have You Heard of Huntington’s Disease?

At science made simple, we are always eager to have guest bloggers featured on our website. This blog is written by Dr Emma Yhnell, a Health and Care Research Fellow in the School of Medicine at Cardiff University. She is

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Different coloured eyes: the beauty of heterochromia

By Becca Smithers Have you ever spotted that some people, cats, dogs, and other animals, have eyes that are different colours? Their left eye may be blue, and their right eye may be brown. How is it possible for an

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The Science of Disney

Here at science made simple, we have written a string of blogs exploring the science within classic animated Disney films. So we decided to group them all together so you Disneyphiles don’t have to look far to get your fix

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The science of death

By Zoë Gamble Humans have a morbid curiosity about death. Different cultures have different beliefs and traditions when it comes to ‘passing on’. And, throughout history, humans have tried find ways to extend life, or to ensure life after death.  

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