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It wasn’t me it was my neurons! (Day 5 with Beckie)

It would appear that I’m starting everyday with some psychology. Today we look at what level of control we have as humans… “We feel we choose, but we don’t,” says Patrick Haggard a neuroscientist at University College London, “you may have thought you decided wether to have tea of coffee this morning, for example, but … Continue reading

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From the Very Small to the Very Large: Microbes and Universes (Day 3 with Beckie)

First off why are scientists researching the microbes in contact lenses? Contact lenses provide many advantages, from increased stability of vision during sport, comfort and cosmetic value but what else might contacts be useful for and what can go wrong if you don’t take care of your contacts and their case? Whilst augmented reality contacts … Continue reading