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Is My Immune System Normal?

Do three colds a year mean that my immune system is weak? When I went to the Cheltenham Science Festival, I saw an event called Is My Immune System Normal? One of the speakers was Prof. Arne Akbar of UCL, … Continue reading

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Science festivals: For debating serious societal issues or just for fun?

Researchers, science journalists and comedians all come together at science festivals to inform and entertain the public with science. Sometimes there’s overlap with history (Lucy Worsley’s Fit to Rule) or books (James Gleick’s The Information), but often researchers simply sit … Continue reading

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