Physics

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Superconductors: trains and cons

Published on February 27th, 2015 | by Laura Toyos

“We have 30 minutes of ratchet fighting in supermarkets, 15 minutes of bloody images of war and 20 minutes of sports. What are we doing in the two-minute long science section? I like that superthing. Super…... Read More


Chemistry

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The Science of Love

Published on February 24th, 2015 | by Inez Imray

Hot on the heels of Valentine’s Day, here’s Inez Imray with an investigation into those fuzzy feelings called love. A week after February the 14th and this editor is still dwelling in post-valentine’s day blues, and…... Read More


Medicine

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Restful sleep: a how-to guide for a purr-fect night

Published on February 13th, 2015 | by Alison Thomson

Au Magazine to the rescue! Relax as Alison Thomson shares the secrets to getting a good night’s sleep. University students are well known for their constant utterances of “I’m so tired”, “I could sleep for a…... Read More


Mathematics

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Near-certain victory in Rock-Paper-Scissors

Published on February 10th, 2015 | by Luis Jose Perez Calderon

Finding yourself in a game of Rock-Paper-Scissors (RPS) is not uncommon and can be nerve-wracking if the game is lost. So on that note, here we’ll provide you with some history and trivia on the age-old…... Read More


News

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What’s happening in science?

Published on February 6th, 2015 | by Anna Cederlund

What is a poor editor to do when her nose is completely blocked, the buckets of lemon tea are no longer cutting it and it is her turn to be in charge of the blog?! Well,…... Read More


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