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How to spot bad science

Call out those crazy claims with our quick guide to fake facts 1. Resist clickbait Outrageous headlines get clicks, but the articles underneath don’t always back up the claims. It’s hard to summarise science...

How not to fall for April Fools 2019

Are you tired of waking up on 1 April and being sucked into an April Fools prank, or getting hoodwinked with a vaguely plausible ‘fact’? Then arm yourself with knowledge and trounce those tricksters....

Top 10 chameleon facts

With high-speed tongues, swivelling eyes and strange life cycles, this family is full of colourful characters

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You can’t live without steroids: here’s why

Steroid hormones are a group of chemical messages made from cholesterol. This fatty, waxy chemical has four fixed rings in its structure, and this forms the backbone of five types of long-range chemical signals....

Christmas Gift Guide

Struggling to think of the perfect gift? These six gifts are ideal for all science and tech fans!