Tag Archives: The Telegraph

Throwback Thursday #18

What better way to start off this week’s Throwback Thursday with an epic rap by Bert and Ernie. Who doesn’t want to see these excellent characters rapping? You never know, they may play the violin next. Or better yet, a violin with … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #17

It’s Thursday, so it’s time for another Throwback! First up are some translucent ants eating a coloured liquid, colouring themselves in the process (Colossal). It looks pretty cool, especially the ants that create new colours by sampling several of the different liquids. From … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #6 – Darwin Day

Happy Darwin Day! February 12th makes the birth of one of the most famous scientists known today: Charles Darwin. Darwin Day is a celebration of his birth and his achievements, and so today’s Throwback Thursday is to do with that. … Continue reading

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Chris Hadfield – Space Oddity

Chris Hadfield – Space Oddity. Commander Chris Hadfield has taken a decent song by David Bowie, and transformed it into something magical. The song is a perfect fit for Chris Hadfield aboard the ISS, almost as if it were written … Continue reading

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Food Under The Microscope

Have you ever wondered what food looks like under a microscope? Probably all squished, but if you’re clever and look at food carefully using a scanning electron microscope, you can see a wonderful new world. The Telegraph have a collection … Continue reading

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Don’t Destroy Research AND Don’t Vote Green

Here’s a small update about the GM wheat trial at Rothamsted Research, following on from my previous “Don’t Destroy Research” post. Despite the pleas of the researchers, the Take The Flour Back group are still planning on “decontaminating”, aka vandalising … Continue reading

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Nightmarish Polychaetes

Polychaetes, also known as bristle worms, are marine worms capable of surviving in extreme conditions. They get their name from the fleshy protrusions (parapodia) from each of their body segments, which bear many bristles (chaetae) made of chitin. Worms in … Continue reading

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