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January 21, 2021 Saima Baig coronavirus,covid19,mRNA,vaccines no responses

RNA Vaccines – What are they? FAQs

What exactly are vaccines and what are mRNA vaccines, like the Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccines? Read More

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Neanderthals and Denisovans – Not savage brutes after all

Who are the Neanderthals and Denisovans who have left their DNA in modern humans? Read More

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2020 One of the Warmest Years – Future Will be Warmer

2020 was one of the warmest years on record and future temperatures are expected to be warmer according to two new studies on climate change. Read

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November 24, 2020 Saima Baig darwin,evolution no responses

The Idea that Changed the World: Darwin and Evolution by Natural Selection l Blogpost

November 24th is World Evolution Day. It is celebrated because 161 years ago, a paper was published that changed scientific thinking completely. On November 24, 1859, Charles Darwin published his work: On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection; an account of the greatest story ever told — […]

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November 19, 2020 Saima Baig alexander von humboldt,Science no responses

Alexander von Humboldt: A Scientist of Whom You’ve Never Heard l Blogpost

You may have heard of the Humboldt Current and of the Humboldt Penguins but you probably don’t know after whom they were named. A very influential scientist that you may never have heard of: Alexander von Humboldt. Read More

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November 15, 2020 Saima Baig no responses

Video Fantastic Women Series – Mary Wollstonecraft

We have all heard of Frankenstein, a novel that can be considered the first true science fiction story, written by Mary Shelley in 1818. But perhaps not many of us will know of Mary Shelley’s mother Mary Wollstonecraft, an English writer, philosopher and most importantly, an advocate for women’s rights, […]

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November 15, 2020 Saima Baig no responses

The International Space Station and 20 Years of Human Occupation

The International Space Station celebrated its 20th anniversary of continuous human habitation. The ISS has been continuously occupied since 2000, and thousands of experiments have been conducted there. Read

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November 15, 2020 Saima Baig no responses

The Periodic Table of Elements – Infographic of Timeline

An infographic on the history of the Periodic Table of Elements and its timeline Here

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November 15, 2020 Saima Baig no responses

Pluto – The Planet That Wasn’t

It used to be a planet and then it wasn’t. Pluto’s demotion to a dwarf planet has been a bone of contention amongst many. This fight has overshadowed a milestone in human space travel. We have actually sent a spacecraft that has flown by Pluto, has made scientific observations and […]

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Earth’s Mass Extinctions

Our planet is currently going through an environmental and climate disaster, to the extent that many scientists now believe that Earth is experiencing a sixth mass extinction event, caused by human activity — what we call anthropogenic impacts. A mass extinction event is one where there is a widespread and […]

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