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Teaching science using chocolate

Image: André Karwath

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Today is the start of Chocolate week in the UK.  This event celebrates the country’s favourite sweet treat with a host of cocoa-filled happenings around the country.  And what a great excuse opportunity for some science lessons using chocolate. More

Cannabis medicine gets the go-ahead

Cannabis.  It seems that this drug above all others causes the most debate and controversy, especially over whether or not it should be legalised in the UK.  One of the arguments for legalisation is the fact that the active chemicals in the drug (cannabinoids) have been proven to have medicinal properties. More