Can You Catch a Cold from Cold Weather?

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For years people have told their children to wrap up warm or they will fall ill, but is it really

Winter Wonderings – Why Can You See Your Breath When it is Cold?

Why can you see your breath when it is cold?

This is the first in a series of posts by Sam Gouldson called Winter Wonderings. Sam will take a closer

Science News – Womb Transplants

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It has recently been announced that one of the first women to receive a womb transplant has given birth to

SCIENCE NEWS – What is Dengue Fever and Could Genetically-Modified Mosquitoes Prevent It?

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  Dengue (pronounced den-gee) fever affects between 50-100 million people each year, with around 25,000 people dying from the disease.

Real Life Minecraft – Cactus

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Part of our series on the features in Minecraft. If you are a Minecraft player, then you know that Cactus

Green and Growing: The Life of a Seed

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    As you know, there is a vast number of different kinds of plants growing all over the world,

Under the Sea with the RRS Discovery

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  Last month the The RRS Discovery, the most advanced research ship was launched in Southampton. At £75 million it

CURIOUS CREATURES 3 – The Naked Mole Rat

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    The strangest creatures are, to me, The ones I love the best. The slimy, ugly and the odd

A Day In the Life Of…a Biologist

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  Ever wondered what being a biologist might be like? No two scientists work days are the same but I’m

I am Dandelion, Hear Me Roar – The Origin of Dandelion

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This little flower gets a raw deal, often regarded as a weed to be dug up, but it is actually

S’not Nice but Necessary – Dr Matt Knows How Noses Work

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The last time Dr Matthew Piccaver wrote for Jump! Mag, it was on the topic of poo, and today he’s

Where did the Word Butterfly Come From?

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Millie explained recently what etymology means, and fitting to this week’s theme of Jump! Into Biology, we are are asking ‘where

CURIOUS CREATURES 2 – The Stag Beetle

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A recent visitor to our south London garden.     The strangest creatures are, to me, The ones I love