Phones: a brief history of the devices that are so ubiquitous today. From operators and wires to touchscreens … they’ve certainly evolved. … More Phones: a brief history
Are you vegetarian or vegan? Or know someone who is and wonder about their health outcomes and what the environmental impact is? Science weighs in. … More Vegetarian & Vegan: the pros and cons
Ever decided on all your New Year’s Resolutions and felt amazing? Only to feel awful in a few weeks when you’re sitting on the couch with your phone?
Read on about the science of goals. … More Goal-setting and achievement
What’s in tea? Is it good for you or not? Read on to find out about your daily cuppa. … More Tea: the scientific story
The uncertainty principle: a fundamental part of quantum mechanics, and a very confusing and weird one at that!
#science #quantum #physics … More The uncertainty principle
Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest rising health threats. So scientists are in a race to see if we can find a “bigger gun” to fight off these deadly microbes before too long. … More New weapons in a deadly war
It’s a familiar debate. Someone makes a comment about the healthy vegetables they’re eating, only to be derisively scorned by another. “Tomato, avocado and cucumber? You’re eating fruits, not veggies!” And if you’re trying to stick to the 2 fruit, 5 veg per day, what counts as fruit and what counts as veg? Are tomatoes … More Tomato: Fruit or veg?
Climate change has been talked about for years, and people are getting increasingly concerned. Climate strikes are becoming more common as people are trying to spread the word. But what causes climate change, and what do you need to do to stop it? … More Climate and Fossil Fuels
If you’ve enjoyed the previous challenges of the Mystery Molecules, then have some fun solving for this latest one! It’s made up of 3 atoms As with many compounds, it’s toxic to humans, but is very important regardless The world contains about 3 billion metric tons of it In its gaseous state, it is … More Mystery Molecule 5
Foods of the future have to look beyond traditional plants and take a trip to the bottom of the ocean ecosystem … algae. Responsible for most of Earth’s oxygen supply, why not make them a staple food as well? … More Another food revolution: algae