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Picture This News

by Fiona, 1 September 2022 | 0 comments

Person in labcoat, mask and gloves looking at a screen and pressed plant specimens

Open the large sliding cabinets to shelves, stacks and pigeonholes. In front of you is a plant collection with nearly a million different specimens. But what’s with the conveyor belt?

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Mum’s the word – a quick quiz Quiz

by Fiona, 27 April 2022 | 0 comments

This quiz is all about mums. See if you can get 5/5 in this mother of all quizzes!

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Convert this – a quick quiz Quiz

by Fiona, 20 April 2022 | 0 comments

By Fiona Midson and Beth Askham Here is a quantifying quiz for you to gauge! Answer these questions to see if you measure up.

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Circular fibres student pitchathon News

by Fiona, 6 April 2022 | 0 comments

Circular fibres pitchathon

There’s a lot of waste in how we make, use and dispose of clothes. CSIRO is looking for ideas to make fibre and materials more sustainable, and build a recycling, environmentally friendly, circular fibre industry.

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What’s making swirls on Mars? News

by Fiona, 3 March 2022 | 0 comments

Wispy purple marks on white pitted surface

By Jacinta Bowler This image of the Argyre Planitia on Mars really is out of this world! Taken back in February 2021 by the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter, it shows Mars’ chaotic terrain of mounds, ripples and huge blue ‘dust devil’ tracks.

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On the nose – a quick quiz Quiz

by Fiona, 2 March 2022 | 1 comments

By Fiona Midson and Beth Askham Here is a sweet quiz to test your olfactory knowledge. Can you score 5 out of 5 and come up smelling like roses?

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Sharing beans brainteaser Brainteaser

by Fiona, 11 November 2020 | 0 comments

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Difficulty: Tricky Abelina and Ben bought a bag of jelly beans, and decided to split it. When they shared the jelly beans out, they split evenly and there wasn’t any remainder.

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