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Unusual pregnancies
7th June, 2021
From two wombs to signs of pregnancy without an actual pregnancy, reproduction can be weird, wonderful, and sometimes scary. So what are some of the weirdest pregnancies out there?
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Three Things I Don’t Know (Part II): ‘Flu
1st June, 2021
Why are colds and 'flus seasonal? Do they transmit better in cold weather, or is something else at play?
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Electrons
24th May, 2021
For subatomic particles, electrons are pretty well understood. But we still don’t know what they are, where they are, nor how they spin nor what spin is.
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Three Things I Don’t Know (Part I): Cold
19th May, 2021
Feeling and being cold are not the same, but why don't children, with small bodies, feel the cold as much as adults?
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Of quartz – A colourful problem
4th May, 2021
Where does colour come from? Neither pigments, metal impurities, nor structural colour have yet explained the rose tint of some quartz.
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Going with the flow
22nd April, 2021
Ice is often overlooked, and the sources of rivers remain mysterious - but both could help us understand climate change and biodiversity.
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