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Fish oil capsules probably won’t boost your brain

My mum and dad are troopers. Every morning, they down a tablespoon of fish oil in an effort to stave off old age and dry rot. And they do it without any obvious signs that swallowing a few millilitres of … Continue reading

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The science behind FIFA’s footballs

Lovers and haters of the World Cup alike can’t fail to be amazed by the skills of some professional footballers. Like David Beckham or Cristiano Ronaldo. But while some footballers have been blessed by biology, it’s not just the combined … Continue reading

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Fresh air is good for your brain

Breathe in. Then breathe out. This wonderful process of ventilation keeps us alive: an inhalation of oxygen helps our cells generate energy, while an exhalation of carbon dioxide removes their waste products. Carbon dioxide, or CO2, has something of a … Continue reading

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