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  • This is what your immune response looks like

    This is what your immune response looks like

    Via Science Alert : Please take the time to give your white blood cells a great big mental hug. They deserve it. There’s a saying – “Whenever you feel sad, just remember that there are billions of blood cells inside your body, and all they care about is you.” Sure, it’s […]

  • This is how much a cloud weighs

    This is how much a cloud weighs

    Via Science Alert : They may look all light and fluffy, but the reality is that clouds are actually pretty heavy. Researchers have calculated that the average cumulus cloud – which is that nice, white fluffy kind you see on a sunny day – weighs an incredible 500,000 kg (or 1.1 […]

  • New altered bacteria can convert sunlight into liquid fuel

    New altered bacteria can convert sunlight into liquid fuel

    Via Science Alert : These bacteria can take hydrogen molecules that have been split from water using the energy of the Sun, and convert them into an alcohol-based fuel. In late 2011, chemist David Nocera from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) introduced the world to his ‘artificial leaf’ – a […]

  • When Bees Grow Up Too Fast, The Colony Collapes

    When Bees Grow Up Too Fast, The Colony Collapes

    Via Futurity : Scientists around the world are trying to figure out why honey bee populations are declining—a pattern known as colony collapse disorder. They’ve identified pathogens, pesticides, and nutritional deficits as stressors, but it’s still a mystery why bee colonies sometimes collapse rapidly, rather than decline slowly, leaving bee […]

  • How to get the most out of university open days

    How to get the most out of university open days

    Via Which? University : We’ve been asking students and universities what they think is worth looking out for before and during an open day to get the most out of it. And with mums and dads increasingly getting in on the open day action these days, we asked parents for their […]

  • Students, are you dragging your feet too much?

    Students, are you dragging your feet too much?

    Via The Student Guide : Procrastination: we’ve all had it. And it’s not just a generational thing. Whilst you may have found yourself caught in an endless cycle of YouTube videos, in the past your parents probably vegged out for hours watching their favourite VHS tapes. Moreover, your grandparents almost certainly […]

  • Virtual Reality is the future of career education

    Virtual Reality is the future of career education

    Via LinkedIn : Every so often, a new way emerges. A way for society to perform critical tasks in ways completely discontinuous from the trends and ways of doing things that came before. There was a time when schooling itself was an amazing innovation. Now, it is expected, and granted as […]