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AuthorCaitlin Craigie

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October 7, 2013

Did you know that 87.2 per cent of statistics are made up on the spot?

September 23, 2013

There is one source of manipulation that is all around you, according to science. Orange you glad to soon learn about how colour influences your life?

September 9, 2013

In honour of our four-legged pals, this week’s Mad Science scratches the surface on what the research has to say about our relationship with Chairman Meow and Bark Simpson.

August 12, 2013

Your brain is a real nasty piece of work—the Draco Malfoy of organs, if you like.

July 29, 2013

No matter how much you stare in the mirror and scream in terror at the sight before you, studies show that you actually overestimate your own attractiveness.

July 15, 2013

For years, scientists have speculated on what to make of dreams; this week’s Mad Science will focus on what really is going on when we get a bit of shut-eye.

June 4, 2013

This week, Mad Science is looking at the topic of pesky emotions and what light science has shed on them.

May 13, 2013

It’s safe to say that we all have different attitudes to the 30 minutes a day. For some, the 5 am jog to bond with the early worm is the epitome of happiness. For others, they would rather encounter Aaron Gilmore at his most powerful than put on some sneakers.

April 29, 2013

There is one problem shared by 98 per cent of the population that has yet to get the attention it deserves—earworm infestation.

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