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Companies on Campus

This interesting article on the Nature News which explores the idea of academia and industry being brought together under the same roof.

Anyone working in research will have noticed that academia and the chemical industry have been coming closer and closer together in recent years. 230 more words

The Science Behind Fog

Fog is a collection of water droplets suspended in the air, near the Earth’s surface. Some consider fog a type of low-lying cloud. Fog forms when water vapor condenses into tiny water droplets left in the air… 6 more words


What Temperature is Lava? Is there Anything Lava Cannot Melt?

When Lava is erupted the lava could be 700 to 1,200 °C (1,292 to 2,192 °F)


Iron will not melt because it’s melting point is 1538 °C, Glass will also not melt (2,300°C). 18 more words


Can a Gas go Straight into a Solid?

Yes, a gas can go straight into a solid. Gas to solid phase transitions are known as “deposition.” One example of deposition is snow. The sub-freezing air creates the water vapor into a cloud. 14 more words


Stressed? This Dog May Help by MICHELE C. HOLLOW


A cortisol detection dog helps students in New Jersey by sensing their anxiety.

Published: October 22, 2014 at 12:00AM

from NYT Health http://ift.tt/ZNQKTq


BBC News - The element that causes arguments

BBC News – The element that causes arguments.

The latest in the BBC’s series of articles looking at various elements. I’ve been printing these out, editing them into a format suitable for students and laminating them as A3. 22 more words



Well obviously I’m going to be talking to myself for the foreseeable, but I decided to create a blog because it seems kinda fun.

As someone who took the rather less travelled group of A Levels (Chemistry, Biology, Maths and strangely, business studies), I miss English more than words can explain. 612 more words

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