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Often seen as opposites, science and art both depend on observation and synthesis.

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How designers and scientists inspire each other.

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Both pure and applied, the foundation of science is experimentation.

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Not always separate fields of knowledge, today science and religion seem to be at each other's throats.

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A dangerous journey to the beginning of life.

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A Scot who travelled throughout the Far East, photographing everyday life.

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A public health campaign which made itself felt in print.

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Verusca Calabria is a freelance Oral Historian.

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The identification of ten typologies of participants.

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Test your knowledge of drugs. Faster answers mean higher scores.

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Hands - the foremost sensory parts of the body.

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‚ÄčIn this strategic plate-spinning game, you play an independent British smuggler selling opium in China's Pearl Delta.

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How much do you know about dirt?

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The 'Magic in Modern London' iPhone app is a treasure hunt set in Edwardian London.

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In this fast-paced game, you must click on protein targets to grow your neuron.

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The Adamson Collection has been described as an 'art therapy collection', and yet surely it is more than this.

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