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Science Drops!

Science Drops!

Have you ever wondered why stars twinkle? Or why the Earth is round rather than, say, square or triangular? Or even why we have earwax?

Science Drops! answers these, and many other thorny science questions, in a fun-filled 90 seconds!

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May 11, 2020

Why do we sneeze?

Get ready to ... ATCHOO!

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April 23, 2020

How does anaesthetic work?

We're glad it's available, but how does anaesthetic actually do its job?

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April 22, 2020

How do we know the Earth is not flat?

Could you explain it to a 10-year-old?

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April 21, 2020

Why do bees buzz?

A sweet sound, but what does it do?

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April 20, 2020

Why does rain smell?

Dive in to find the answer...

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April 17, 2020

What are freckles?

They're cute, but what ARE they?

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April 16, 2020

Why don't we remember all our dreams?

A tiny podcast that's big on curiosity.

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April 15, 2020

How do bees make honey?

A tiny podcast that's big on curiosity.

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April 14, 2020

How does soap work?

Getting down and dirty with soap...

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April 9, 2020

How does hay fever work?

A tiny podcast that's big on curiosity.

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April 6, 2020

Why can geckos walk upside down?

A tiny podcast that's big on curiosity.

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April 3, 2020

Why do migratory birds fly in a V-formation?

A tiny podcast that's big on curiosity.

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