The Human Nose Can Detect 1 Trillion Odours

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According to a recent study in the US, the human nose can detect one trillion different smells, far more than we first thought.  A long held belief was that we can sniff about 10,000 smells. This new estimate has been published in “Science” and suggests that the human nose actually outperforms the nose and ears, […]

Purple GM Tomatoes heading for the shops

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The prospect of genetically modified tomatoes reaching the shelves has become a step closer. The dark pigment in these tomatoes are hoped to bring the same potential health benefits as fruits like blueberries. To many people’s surprise they are actually developed in Britain and large-scale production is under way in Canada. The first 1,200 litres […]

The Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games Begin…

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Amidst the criticism and disputes, the Paralympic opening ceremony is underway in Sochi. Unaware to a lot of people the IPC (The International Paralympic Committee)contribute a lot to science and here’s why: Countless sports for people with impairment have changed drastically over the last few years with public awareness ever increasing. London 2012 also left […]