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Bone Detectives

Identifying and Classifying
Jake McGowen-Lowe is a teenage bone collector from Scotland. He has been collecting skulls and bones since he was six. He has recently been i...

Elephant Bird Egg

Animals including humans
A huge rare Elephant Bird Egg is going up for auction in London. The egg is believed to be around 400 years old. At 30 cm tall and 24cm in dia...

New Home New Nest

Animals including humans
Spring is the time of year when birds make their nests and lay their eggs. Sometimes birds make their nests in the strangest of places! Recen...

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6D Reversible & irreversible changes
Chocolate undergoes many changes from cacao pod to chocolate itself. Some of these changes are reversible and some are irreversible. But whic...

Paper planes: a perfect performer

Forces and energy
A recent competition at Leeds University discovered Britain's best paper plane. Nicknamed ‘Spruce Moose' and designed by student Steve Bond, ...

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