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12 Days of Christmas: Ten Springtails A-Leaping

12 Days of Christmas: Ten Springtails A-Leaping

How one tiny flea-like invertebrate, and its robot twin, is advancing our understanding of aerodynamics
12 Days of Christmas: Nine Ladies Dancing (to Bass)

12 Days of Christmas: Nine Ladies Dancing (to Bass)

What is it that makes us want to dance to music? Researchers at McMaster University may have found the answer…
12 days of Christmas: Three British hens diagnosed with Bird Flu

12 days of Christmas: Three British hens diagnosed with Bird Flu

‘On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me, three French hens…’ But the British hens aren’t looking too healthy. What is bird flu, how do birds catch it and can it harm us?
The invisible disease: Endometriosis

The invisible disease: Endometriosis

Endometriosis is known as an “invisible disease”, we explore why this common condition is so often ignored or misdiagnosed
Chris Hemsworth vs. the genetic predisposition to Alzheimer’s disease

Chris Hemsworth vs. the genetic predisposition to Alzheimer’s disease

Why are some brains more susceptible to neurodegeneration?
Drawing on disgust: the use of fear and shame in public health campaigns

Drawing on disgust: the use of fear and shame in public health campaigns

Public health campaigns are increasingly being used by the NHS to combat public health problems. But are fear tactics really a good way to change our behaviour?
Don’t mope about mould: How to avoid mouldy food

Don’t mope about mould: How to avoid mouldy food

Use these simple tricks to stop your food going mouldy
From the lab to your ears: The best science podcasts for you

From the lab to your ears: The best science podcasts for you

From how galaxies form to why we procrastinate, there’s a science podcast to satisfy every curiosity
FOMO: Are you really missing out?

FOMO: Are you really missing out?

FOMO is something we all experience but what really underlies this decisional anxiety, and how can we overcome it?

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