Metabolic switch may bring on chronic fatigue syndrome

Metabolic switch may bring on chronic fatigue syndrome Chronic fatigue syndrome seems to be caused by changes in the body’s metabolism By Andy Coghlan https://www.newscientist.com/article/2121162-metabolic-switch-may-bring-on-chronic-fatigue-syndrome It’s as if a switch has been flicked. Evidence is mounting that chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is caused by the body swapping to less efficient ways of generating energy. Also known …

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Investigating Levers – Stretch Project!

Investigating Levers AQA Triple Science P3 – Stretch Project!   Introduction This is a great “technical practical” that you can use to investigate how a lever works, but in a fun practical way. It requires some tricky kit, so you might need to go do to the local tyre shop to see if they will …

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Sky lights up over Sicily as Mount Etna’s Voragine crater erupts

Sky lights up over Sicily as Mount Etna’s Voragine crater erupts   Display of volcanic lightning inside giant smoke and ash cloud over Europe’s tallest active volcano is Voragine crater’s first eruption in two years. The night sky lights up over the east coast of Sicily as Mount Etna’s Voragine crater erupts for the first …

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Turbo Chargers – Amazing

Turbo gives petrol cars a boost as diesel faces backlash – https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-34731463   Turbo gives petrol cars a boost as diesel faces backlash Looking at Kia’s new Proceed T-GDi GT-Line, with its sporty looks and handling, you might expect a big, thirsty engine under the bonnet. Instead, it has a frugal three-cylinder 1.0 litre petrol …

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Why hasn’t the US eradicated the plague?

Why hasn’t the US eradicated the plague? By Vanessa BarfordBBC News, Washington DC 15 October 2015 Image copyrightScience Photo Library In today’s Magazine A dozen notorious crimes – the evidence that helped solve them Caption Challenge: World turned upside down How did the word ’boutique’ become ubiquitous? Seatbelt rules loosened in Abkhazia It’s nearly 50 …

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Caffeinated plants give bees a buzz

Caffeinated plants give bees a buzz By Victoria GillScience reporter, BBC News https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-34532636 A morning caffeine dose is something that so many of us find irresistible, and according to research, foraging bees seek a similar buzz. Many plants produce caffeine in their nectar, primarily as a naturally bitter deterrent against plant-devouring insects, like caterpillars. An …

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Pluto in a higher definition..

New Horizons: Tension mounts over Pluto signal – https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-33531751

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Pentaquarks…

Large Hadron Collider discovers new pentaquark particle – https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-33517492

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