When was the last time you ‘cloud-gazed’? Or looked up at the sky and tried to identify the clouds and wondered where they came from? And maybe you’d just like to learn why they’re cool … More Clouds and why they’re so cool
It’s Valentine’s Day on Thursday, and whether you’re planning a romantic date or staying at home by yourself, you may still enjoy this post about the science of love! … More Science on Valentine’s Day
Returning to the Vitamin D topic … how will wearing sunscreen all the time affect your Vitamin D production? Research is controversial and shows varied impacts on health … More Sunscreen and Vitamin D: a continuation
Do you like maths? Maybe you’ve never really thought you were a “maths person”, but regardless, Eddie Woo presents an easy-to-read and understand book about maths in the real world … and it’s full of interesting facts and patterns rather than nasty algebraic equations. … More Book review: Woo’s Wonderful World of Maths
Just how important is it to get out into the sun each day? Very, it seems, as we require sunlight for our bodies to synthesise Vitamin D. … More All about Vitamin D, the “sunshine vitamin”
Antibiotics aren’t where the “resistance wars” stop. Fungicide resistance also poses a major health threat, causing death and serious illness to many. … More Destructive gardening … and why it’s a health problem
Why should you read?
It can make you smarter, improve your writing, vocabulary, memory and brain health and even help you live longer! Read on … More What Does Science Say About Reading?
Reading is good for you. Research shows that. And what reading could possibly be more exciting than reading about all the different developments in different STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields! … More The 2019 STEM Reading Challenge
Only 1-2% of our DNA actually directly codes for protein and the rest was considered to be junk …. until fairly recently. … More Crash Course in Genetics: Is it all in the DNA?
Your genes vs your actual characteristics.
Confused? Is there a difference? Read on to find out … More Crash Course in Genetics: Genotype vs Phenotype