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Mystery Objects

Posted by Nick Edmond on

Curators of the Science Museum Group collection are keen for the public to help better understand the purpose of the items they care for on behalf of the nation. This elegant apparatus is said to be an air purifier that was presented to Pope Leo XIII . It was made by Gisors in Paris, France, in 1894. It is a box-like metal structure (90 x 80 x 12cm) in a purpose-built silk-lined box.   Some of these items are cared for by the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester, which is part of the Science Museum Group Photograph: Peter Grugeon/Science...

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Science Jokes

Posted by Nick Edmond on

We all like a bit of a laugh, so here is a collection of some of the funniest (and most groan worthy) science jokes from around the web! 1. Something for the weekend? 2. Controversial.. 3. Some might Zinc so. 4. Thats our motto! 5. 6. 

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Back to the Lab

Posted by Deborah Baldwin on

A fun look at how to get back to the lab. 1. Tidy up the lab Now this seems like a strange place to start. You are in all likelihood returning to a lab which hasn’t been touched in 3 months ...

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Funding for Science

Posted by Deborah Baldwin on

No matter how great your idea is, without funding it’s unlikely to become a reality. Here are funding opportunities for your next project, research or innovation in science.

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