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ARE HUMANS DEVOLVING?

5th August 2019

Could it be that human evolution hasn't actually been advantageous? Our self-destructive behaviour suggests so.

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WHAT ARE MICRORNAS?

2nd June 2019

How do microRNAs affect gene expression and the possible implication in diseases! Come and take a journey underground.

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WHY DO WE CATCH COLDS IN WINTER?

14th March 2019

It's time to find out if going out without a coat is really the cause of catching those pesky colds in winter!

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THE PILL AND BLOOD CLOTS

1st March 2019

March is Blood Clot Awareness Month! Blood clots can be fatal and taking The Pill increases your risk, but how?

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BLOCKING OUT DISTRACTIONS

12th February 2019

How come we can ignore our clothes touching our skin, but when someone shouts numbers while we count, it makes it impossible?

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SHOULD SCHOOL START LATER?

24th January 2019

Neuroscience has shown that teenagers need their lie-ins, so with this in mind, should school be starting later to accomodate?

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WHY DO BABIES KICK IN THE WOMB?

17th January 2019

Babies kicking in the womb is a precious moment, but why do they do it? HINT: It's not because they're restless!

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DOES TURKEY MAKE YOU SLEEPY?

22nd December 2018

Everyone loves a good slump on the sofa after Christmas dinner, but is the turkey to blame for your tiredness?

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DOING GOOD DOES YOU GOOD

9th December 2018

Doing a good deed doesn't just make a difference to the receiver but can make differences to your health too! 

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BEAT THE BLOAT

5th December 2018

It's so easy to feel bloated after a big meal, but these tips and tricks will have you feeling fresh even after an enormous portion!

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AS SNUG AS A BUG IN A RUG

26th October 2018

Have you ever been hot , to the point of sweating, at night? Did you still wear your duvet? Here's why we do it!

HUMANS ROAR- NOW WE KNOW WHY

17th July 2018

We know that lions roar to show authority, but did  you know humans can do the same thing? We can judge size by vocalisation!

SEEING DOUBLE

17th June 2018

Have you ever seen someone who looks exactly like someone you know? They may have a doppelganger... 

LOVE IS IN THE HAIR

4th June 2018

Harry and Meghan's wedding was big news, but we're more interested in the future royal baby! Will be ginger or not? Find out here!

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 ANCESTRY KITS WORK?

11th June 2019

Ancestry kits are all the rage recently, but how do they work and what information can they find out about you?

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WHAT HAPPENED TO THE NEANDERTHALS?

22nd March 2019

Before us modern humans, Neanderthals roamed the Earth! But why did they disappear? Was it disaster, war or sex?

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WHOOPING COUGH IS BACK

1st March 2019

Whooping cough was once a disease of the past but is now in our present and future. What has caused this disease to come back? 

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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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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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WHY DO WE CRY?

23rd January 2019

Tears are always needed to protect the eye, but there is a difference between these tears and the tears we cry when we're sad.

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HOT DRINKS INFLUENCE EMOTIONS

24th December 2018

Hot drinks don't just make you feel physically warm inside, but also emotionally warm. They increase feelings of compassion and trust!

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WHO NOSE?

11th December 2018

Petrol is the marmite of smells... but why do people have different smell preferences? It's all down to your genetics & some psychology

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SINGING IN THE SHOWER

6th December 2018

Let's be honest, nearly all of us have turned the shower into a karaoke stage! Why is it that we all choose the shower as the venue?

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WHITE WITH FEAR

30th October 2018

*HALLOWEEN SPECIAL*

Is it possible for hair to turn white overnight after a fright (try saying the 10 times)?

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WHO'S THE DADDY?

31st July 2018

To celebrate the new Mamma Mia film, we've taken a look at how Sophie could find her real Dad through paternity tests!

IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE

10th July 2018

Have you ever noticed that babies blink a lot less than adults? Here's why they don't blink very often!

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!

I'VE BEEN THROUGH A CLOT

4th June 2018

Taking the contraceptive pill comes with many risks and clots are one of them! Find out how they're formed here!

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