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Thursday, September 19, 2019

What is a paraben and how do they work?

Among the ingredients that frequently turn up on labels of products ranging from toothpaste to deodorant are parabens. Parabens are identified by a wide array...

How do foetuses breathe in the womb?

AS HUMANS, breathing is essential for our wellbeing and without breathing, we can die. Most importantly, developing babies need oxygen during the early phase of pregnancy. But a baby...

What animal dies and comes back to life?

WHAT? Is it true that an animal comes back to life after death? The answer is yes. Mind blowing right? There are a few animals...

What is the hottest place on earth?

Death Valley’s name says it all — it is the hottest place on Earth. Death Valley currently holds the record for hottest air temperature...

How can your tooth save your life?

BY SCIENCE BRIDGE ACADEMY When we were younger our parents would tell us that when our teeth fell out, the Tooth Fairy would come and...

Why do we have an appendix?

The appendix is a finger-shaped pouch connected to the large intestine. At best, people may see the appendix as a useless organ with no...

What makes leaves change colour in autumn?

Every autumn we revel in the beauty of the fall colours. The mixture of red, purple, orange and yellow is the result of chemical...

Who invented the cell phone?

There once was a time when cell phones were rare and reserved mostly for professionals who could afford one. Today, it’s hard to imagine...

What is forensic science?

Forensic science uses a range of sciences to answer questions related to legal situations. It is often used in relation to criminal matters, where...

Why we eat cheese at the end of a meal?

Many people love to eat cheese. In European dining, the cheese course will be served after the main course. Why do they only serve...

What is jelly fish made of?

JELLYFISH are creatures which are invertebrates forming blooms in the world’s ocean. It is a jelly-like living being which can be found in waters and...

What makes rain smell so good?

ARE you a pluviophile, a person who loves rain and the smell of rain? Did you know that the earthy smell when rain hits...

Why does the sun cause sun burns?

Nothing spoils a day outdoors faster than sunburns but what is truly happening with your skin when it goes from being tanned to burned?...

How geodes are formed?

PEOPLE are crazy for geodes right now. A geode may look like a plain, ugly rock from the outside, but when it is broken open, it is...

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