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WALKING TOWARDS MENTAL HEALTH

15th August 2019

Make yourself less susceptible to mental illness by simply going outside for a quick stroll... why not take a friend?

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THE FACTS ABOUT ANTI-VAX

16th February 2019

The anti-vax community seems to be ever-growing, with some potentially dangerous outcomes. 

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PHYSICS OF ICE SKATING

23rd December 2018

How do figure skater stay balanced while they glide along the ice and perform their intricate tricks and turns?

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SCIENCE OF FIREWORKS

20th December 2018

Fireworks are so beautiful that you almost forget that they're essentially sky explosions! Here's how they work...

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HOW TO: AVOID ITCHY JUMPERS

18th December 2018

There is no bigger betrayal than buying a jumper that turns out to be like a thousand needles on your skin! Use our tips to avoid this hell!

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THE GRINCH'S HEART

15th December 2018

The Grinch's heart grows three times its original size! We looked into how this could have happened... our conclusion may surprise you!

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HOW TO: CHOCOLATE COAT

10th December 2018

You may have noticed that when you buy chocolate coated food from the shop, it's always so smooth and round! How do they do it?

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GROWING MALLOWS

1st December 2018

What is it about marshmallows that make them expand so much when they're heated in the microwave?

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BACTERIA IN YOUR JEANS?

13th October 2018

The process of dyeing jeans leaks pollution into our oceans... but scientists have a solution! Check this out!

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HOLDING BACK THE TEARS

5th September 2018

Onions are well known for making us cry but why do they do it and how can we stop it happening?

POPPING THE QUESTION

7th July 2018

You may have tried popping candy before, but do you know why it goes so wild as soon as it enters your mouth?

MILKING IT

4th June 2018

A new antibiotic comes from an unusual animal! Click on the picture to find out more.

SLEEPING IN YOUR MAKEUP?

2nd June 2018

We're all guilty of being too lazy to take our makeup off some nights, but here's why you shouldn't make a habit of it!

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HOW DO X-RAYS WORK?

9th July 2019

Chances are that you've had at least one x-ray in your lifetime, but have you ever wondered how they see inside you?

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WHY THE WINTER BLUES?

30th January 2019

A lot of us tend to feel the effects of winter. So, what is it about this time of year that can make us feel so sluggish?

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HOW TO: MAKE PERFECT MERINGUES

21st December 2018

Making perfect meringues takes a lot of skill and scientific knowledge. Here are our top tips for perfect meringues every time!

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PHYSICS OF SNOWBALLS

19th December 2018

Making snowballs isn't as easy as it may seem and understanding the physics behind it will guarantee you perfect snowballs!

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GINGERBREAD HOUSE

17th December 2018

Making a sturdy gingerbread house takes some engineering knowledge. We've broken it down into easy steps to a perfect gingerbread house.

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EXPERIMENT: CRYSTAL CANDY CANES

14th December 2018

This cool experiment doubles as a super pretty Christmas decoration! The great thing about this is you can make any shape too!

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PHYSICS OF BUNGEE JUMPING

8th December 2018

Bungee jumping is a sport for adrenaline junkies, but how exactly does the jump work? The simple answer is physics!

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UNDER LOCK & KEY

20th October 2018

We all use keys on a daily basis, but how do they actually work? We've broken down the mechanics for you, so take a look!

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DOES YOUR PET ENJOY MUSIC?

24th September 2018

It's true that animals appreciate music, but science shows that you may be playing them all the wrong things!

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NO LAUGHING MATTER

28th August 2018

Laughing gas has been hitting the media a lot recently, but what is it and what does it actually do?

A MATTER OF SELF-CONTROL

7th June 2018

Do you struggle to stick to a diet? Science explains why this might be down to the structure of your brain!

COOL AS A CUCUMBER

3rd June 2018

Air conditioning uses a lot of energy, this new paint could have the same affect without the energy bills!

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