Use Science To Get Healthy

My apologies for not writing a proper blog this month, but December has been a busy month for me. Instead I have provided a special collection of previous blogs aptly titled to get you fit and healthy especially in the month where we are all coming down with colds, indulging in Christmas treats and then…

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Christmas Lecture 2015

For the 2015 Christmas Lecture, we were joined by Professor Tony Prescott and some of the team from Sheffield Robotics. The lecture was entitled “Are friends electric? Our future lives with robots” and was thoroughly enjoyed by the audience. We even got a cheeky look at some of the robots being designed and programmed at…

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The Science of Fear

                          What is your favourite scary movie? I don’t think I have one, but I did see some very good movies at Celluloid Screams, the Sheffield horror film festival at the Showroom. Watching a horror movie initiates the fight or flight mechanism that…

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The Science of Music

Every year towards the end of July, Sheffield hosts the music festival Tramlines. As the line goes in one of Madonna’s song Music “music makes the people come together”, and they certainly do when Tramlines hits! Everybody is out. Whether it is out at a gig or a club or your own home, music worldwide…

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Kitty Science

Cats are everywhere on the internet providing the perfect procrastination technique and let’s face it, everyone has at least one friend who is crazy for cats. I have quite a few but one in particular wins the cat obsession prize. She would dress up as a cat for Halloween, wear anything cat related (preferably space…

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Greedy boys?

Do boys eat more than girls? It’s commonly known that young boys are the bottomless pits of the family, frequently emptying the fridge and eating parents out of house and home. But a recent study on Galapagos seals has shown humans aren’t the only species to put up with gluttonous males. Galapagos seal mothers have…

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