Tag : fear

The Science of Fear

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With Halloween having arrived, many people will be curling up under a blanket, ready to have the living daylights scared out of them by killer clowns, freaky phantoms and serial killers in the shower. With this nail-biting terror and suspense comes the sweaty palms, shortness of breath and a rapidly … Read More

What’s new in science this week?

2 years ago / 0 comments

The secret to supercharging phones in seconds revealed? Scientists from the University of Florida have developed a new method for creating flexible supercapacitors, capable of storing more energy than before and can be recharged more than 30,000 times without degradation. After experimenting with the application of new nanomaterials to supercapacitors, the … Read More

Human Cooperation: Come on, come on, let’s stick together

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Working together is often cited as being one of the things that makes humans special, however it’s not a trait specific to humans. Indeed, we are a social ape and as such, we rely on our societal cooperation to achieve feats greater than the sum of our parts. If you … Read More

How irrational is your phobia?

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At the age of 12 I sat down to watch the first Final Destination film which my dad had loaned from the local library. This was possibly one of the greatest mistakes of my life; to this day the thought of watching that film causes my heart to beat out … Read More

Blogs | Why You Should Follow Your Childhood Dreams

5 years ago / 0 comments

In my second year of primary school, the teachers made a video of all the pupils, asking them what they wanted to do when they were older. I wanted to be an actress. Others wanted to be firemen, police officers, teachers, doctors, pop singers, train drivers, pilots, spacemen. My brother … Read More