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Chocolate – A Substance of Many Forms

Alice Turner investigates how your favourite snack behaves from a chemical perspective.

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Science for Political Friends Only

November 21, 2015 • Snippets • Views: 328

James Burgon discusses the difficulties that come with mixing personal politics and science.

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What are legal highs and why do people use them?

November 9, 2015 • Snippets • Views: 197

Claire Pickering discusses the issue of legal high usage within society

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Having trouble sleeping? There’s a placebo for that

October 31, 2015 • Snippets • Views: 648

Believing that you’ve slept well might improve your brain’s performance – thanks to the placebo effect.

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Who is your friend – fat or carbohydrate?

October 26, 2015 • Snippets • Views: 570

Sarah Neidler discusses an investigation on the effect of a carbohydrate- or fat-restricted diet on body fat loss.

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October 17, 2015 • Snippets • Views: 523

To mark the Body Focused Repetitive Behaviours awareness week, Jessica Mclaren speaks to Judith Stevenson about trichotillomania.

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Fish Mucus: The New Replacement for Sun Cream?

October 10, 2015 • Snippets • Views: 362

Emily O'Connor discusses potential new ingredients for sun creams from unusual sources.

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One Small Step for Geckos, One Giant Leap for Materials

September 26, 2015 • Life Sciences, Snippets • Views: 737

Kirsty McLean discusses the link between gecko feet and newly-developed adhesive materials.