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What’s in a name? A quick quiz Quiz

by David, 8 May 2019 | 1 comments

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Scientists love to name things. In this quiz you can discover all kinds of strange and wonderful names that scientists use in their jobs, and where those names come from.

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Pop goes the bearcat News

by David, 23 October 2017 | 0 comments

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Written by Mike McRae An animal that smells of popcorn sounds more like a creature from a fairy tale than from reality. But the bearcat, found in Southeast Asia, is a real-life fantastic beast known for its unusual popcorn scent. The source of its smell, though, is hardly appetising.

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