A simple slice of science – Why can we not tickle ourselves?

A simple slice of science – Why can we not tickle ourselves?

This week Dr. Simple answers a great question that came in from “Office Mum”… Why can we not tickle ourselves?

So go on, admit it…. how many of you tried to tickle yourself¬†while reading this???

That’s

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Should we be burning plastic – that’s the burning question?

Should we be burning plastic – that’s the burning question?

What chemicals are released when we burn plastic and what effect can each one have on our health?

The weather has been great here in Ireland recently and I love the smell of the warm Summer air in the morning. On Tuesday morning when I stepped outside I

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Mystery Creature revealed – The Aardwolf

Mystery Creature revealed – The Aardwolf

Last week’s Mystery Creature was the Aardwolf (Proteles cristata). Although a member of the hyena family, the Aardwolf is closer in size to a fox than a hyena, is a more quiet and solitary animal and has a very restricted diet.

A primarily nocturnal

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