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The Meg: the myth, the legend (the science)
…The Meg, Hollywood's latest shark tale, is opening wide this week in anticipation of summer audiences in the mood for a scare. Proposing that the extinct Megalodon, a large prehistoric relative of the great white shark, has survived to the…


Science and stigma: the parents who lost sons to suicide
… suicidal behaviour research lab explains how science is guiding prevention strategies.…


Glasgow and Dundee science centres receive £4.3m funding boost
Science centres in Glasgow and Dundee have been awarded more than £4.3m… to widen their reach to local communities. Glasgow Science Centre will receive… Science Centre will receive £1,455,440 to create "an inspiring community hub…


New Eureka science museum on Wirral gets £3m funding boost
… fund to encourage children to take an interest in science. Eureka Mersey secured… Ferry Terminal, Wirral. Science centres in Dundee, Glasgow, Cardiff and Widnes… will also benefit from the Inspiring Science Fund. The first Eureka museum opened…


Science behind the blood moon
…A lunar eclipse, known as a blood moon because of its red glow, takes place around twice a year. But Friday night's will last longer than any in the 21st Century. How do lunar eclipses take place and why don't they happen more often?…


Environment minister Therese Coffey defends Roundup weedkiller tweet
… the science". Ms Coffey's original tweet provoked a number of critical responses… containing glyphosate. "Government policy should be determined by science and a more…


Twenty businesses to join university shellfish projects
… and technology. The EU-funded science and innovation hub will target coastal water quality…". He added: "Supported by a science and innovation partnership, this initiative… the expertise within our universities so Welsh businesses are at the forefront of science


Astronaut Tim Peake to show 'how far science takes you'
…Astronaut Tim Peake is to launch a £7m scheme to get more people into science… far, literally, science can take you". The projects will target women… in particular after figures showed one in six workers in key science-related sectors…


The National Science and Maths Quiz has kept Ghanaians thrilled for 25 years
…A TV science and maths quiz show where schools are pitted against each other…


Cruising for global ocean science
… project here with science adviser, Dr Steve Simpson from Exeter University.…