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Call for Entries: Science Photographer of the Year 2019

Coral Architecture by Andrey Narchuk Could you be the next Science Photographer of the Year? Entries are now being accepted for The Royal Photographic Society’s new Science Photographer of the Year competition 2019. There...

The science of anger.

How does this primal emotion override our normal thought processes? As far as we know, anger is one of the oldest and most primitive forms of emotion. It is believed to have been hard-wired...

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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