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Gingerbread men

How does food give us energy?

... us our sugar. If we scale it up to what happens in our own bodies, we use sugars and our own internal heat source and the oxygen we breathe in to get ...

 Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant. Tight crop showing reactors 4, 3, 2 and 1, reading left (South) to right (North). Area shown is approximately 600 by 350 metres. Made based on [http://w3land.mlit.go.jp/WebGIS/ National Land Image Information (Color...

Fukushima Reactor Review

... at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, and explain how his own work fits in with this week's Nuclear Science Question ... at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, and explain how his own work fits in with this week's Nuclear Science Question ...

FameLab

FameLab: 3 minute science stars

... to Vietnam, Thailand, so people are all competing in their own countries and then they come to the UK to compete in the ... and build their confidence in talking about their own research to a public audience.  If they want to carry on ...

Giles Yeo's gut

Getting quizzical and spilling guts in the studio...

... one of their stomachs is for holding food for their own consumption, whilst the second one is to hold food to be ... TIE BREAK To the nearest 10, how many multiples of their own body weight can a dung beetle move at one time? Chris - ... compared to body weight. They can pull 1,141 times their own body weight. Chris - They follow the stars to work out ...

Teenagers

How is science education changing?

... wasn't anything where we were actually conducting our own scientific investigations of stuff that isn't known about ... not only are these students becoming scientists in their own right, but also, this is a great potential for professors ...

As useless as a chocolate teapot: part 2

... integrity. It doesn't actually slump too quickly of its own accord unless you actually push it or it's trying to support its own weight like the lid was. Chocolate is made out of fat and ...

A show of raised hands

Life as a scientific group leader

... is why she says three - "as well as be a mother; to be my own postdoc because I can't afford one; to be a lab ... a moving train; and, suddenly, you have to stand on your own two feet and - it sounds to me - from this that so many ...

Plane on Runway

Propulsion: Prepare for takeoff!

... and Izzie Clarke embarked on the maiden flight on our own airline FlyNaked! Marika Ottman spoke with Justin Burrows ...

Long exposure image of a question mark in neon lights

De-bunking that suspicious science...

... physiologist Bill Colledge who all brought in their own myths. Ben - Right. Mine’s actually more of a science ...

Chemistry at the Synchrotron

... central to so many other subjects. Meera – And your own research within all if this is the use of chemistry and ...

Image of nuclear power station on a sunny day

Are we ready for the next Chernobyl?

... Lynne had, effectively, developed a weapon of her own - this hydroxyapatite And this is how Joe Hilltrek fits ... which have half lives of about 29 years. So left to their own devices, they would decay away to low levels but, ... the actual site but in that general region. We put our own source of strontium in there that wasn’t radioactive so ...

An assortment of compressed gas tanks chained to a wall at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina

Nature Inspires High Speed Hydrogen Production

... generate hydrogen quickly and efficiently? Nature has its own way to do this using enzymes called hydrogenases – but ...

Laser on Banknote

Tiny, flexible lasers detect counterfeits

... laser light. So low that it’s safe to produce it in your own eye. One of the most important things, of course, to ...

Brexit

Can British science survive Brexit?

... on their governments, as much as we try to persuade our own, so that some common sense agreement can be reached so ...

A gas blowtorch for braising and welding

Fry me up a perfect fish

... with new chefs in the kitchen or people that cook in their own homes, is they play with the food when it's in the pan or ...

Eggs in an egg box, with faces

How to unboil an egg

... can look at them in greater detail in laboratories like my own which focuses for example on cancer research. Chris - So, ...

A methanol fuel cell

Catalysing Fuel Production with Bionanocatalysts

... metal deposited onto them, have a functionality in their own right.  And so actually, they can be used as the ...

Levitating Superconductor

Superconducting for super energy

... current flow in the superconductor which makes it's own magnetic field which repels the magnetic field from the ...

Chocolate emulsions for dessert

... Alex - Yeah, I think it's a great idea. We make all our own petit fours and chocolate truffles to go out with coffees ...