Colin Smith

Communications and Public Affairs

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More Americans struggle to fall asleep

If you have trouble sleeping, you’re not alone.

Children become less active each year of primary school

The Study revealed a dramatic drop in children’s physical activity levels by the time they finish primary school.

The Nile river could be 30 million years old

How old is Nile river?

The acidification of the Pacific Ocean in northern Japan is increasing

Nitrous oxide emissions set to rise in the Pacific Ocean.

Take a look at Mercury Transit 2019

For the last time in this decade, Mercury has passed in front of the Sun in what's known as Mercury Transit. The images are mindblowing.

Free Internet access must be considered as a human right

It is hard to imagine life without the internet. It’s true and has been for some time that the Internet is connecting...

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Researchers have developed the wallpaper bio-solar panel

Cyanobacteria are photosynthetic micro-organisms that have been on Earth for billions of years. They are thought to be the primary reason why the Earth’s atmosphere is oxygen rich. Imagine a paper-based, disposable environmental sensor disguised as wallpaper, which...