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  1. 1. learning | 14 Dec 2010

    The BODY Show

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    By David Canavan, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » The human body is an amazing and complex thing, but most people, for good reasons, have only ever seen a fraction of it - the outside. But inside, it is a completely different story. You are a complex group of systems ...

  2. 2. learning | 30 Nov 2010

    Chronobiology

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    By David Canavan, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » Have you ever been in the house waiting for your father or husband to come home and about 10 minutes before he walks in, the dog seems to instinctively know he is on his way? Or do you hate waking early at "work time" on...

  3. 3. learning | 16 Nov 2010

    The future

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    By David Canavan, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » Pupils at my school recently put on an assembly about the past, telling their peers and parents what the '50s, '60s, '70s and '80s were like. The information presented included coverage of atomic bomb...

  4. 4. learning | 02 Nov 2010

    Genetic jinxes

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    By David Canavan, Newspaper section: Mylife

    » Imagine that you are living in the countryside, away from pollution. You drink the finest spring water and eat only organic meals. You never smoke or drink alcohol. You are fit and healthy and exercise daily. You would i...

  5. 5. learning | 05 Oct 2010

    The forgotten kingdom

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    By David Canavan, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » Fungi are a separate kingdom to plants and animals. They have unique features that are as complex and diverse as those of any plant or animal.

  6. 6. learning | 21 Sep 2010

    As old as time

    By David Canavan, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » There are some staggeringly old living things on earth. This article will explore these organisms, although the definition of "oldest" can vary according to how you look at it.

  7. 7. learning | 07 Sep 2010

    Feeling hot, hot hot!

    By David Canavan, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » Heat transfer is a common physical phenomenon, and the transfer of heat affects our lives dramatically. However, the science of heat transfer is a bit challenging and the applicable language can be confusing.

  8. 8. learning | 24 Aug 2010

    Aliens among us

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    By David Canavan, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » I have just returned from a visit to Chiang Mai, where I ventured into the forest looking for snakes, gibbons and other interesting wildlife. While there, a guide pointed out green tea plants, originally from India, plan...

  9. 9. learning | 10 Aug 2010

    Formation of the Earth

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    By David Canavan, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » Earth wasn't always as it is today. I don't mean as a result of human activities like deforestation, city building and strip mining that have dramatically altered its surface and environment.

  10. 10. learning | 27 Jul 2010

    Homeostasis: A balancing act

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    By David Canavan, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » There are many processes going on inside our bodies which you may never know about, yet they are vital to our survival. Chemical reactions, filtering, absorbing, diffusing, digesting, making, breaking - all these bodil...

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