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  • What is bacteria?

    What is bacteria?0

    Swimming, floating and microscopically small…they are everywhere! Even in the deepest sea vent and in boiling hot water springs. Do you know what bacteria are? Sometimes we ask “what is bacteria?”, but bacteria is actually a plural (more than one) of bacterium (one bacteria). Bacteria are microorganisms (too small to see with your naked eye)

  • What are enzymes?

    What are enzymes?0

    You must be wondering what on earth an enzyme must be! An enzyme is a special type of protein. This leads us to another question: What is a protein? A protein is a large molecule that is made from amino acids (molecules that are made up of smaller organic molecules such as oxygen, nitrogen, carbon

  • Why do we dream?

    Why do we dream?0

    Ever had a dream that seemed so very real that when you finally woke up it was difficult to believe that it had not happened for real? Or a nightmare that you were only too thankful to wake up from? Don’t be surprised, such dreams come to all of us. Dreams have been fascinating human

  • What is protein?

    What is protein?0

    Did you know that proteins are the building blocks of life? Proteins are big molecules that make all the tissue in your body. What exactly does it mean when we say “tissue”? It is all the types of material that your body and the bodies of plants, animals, are made of. What is a protein

  • What is osmosis?

    What is osmosis?0

    Have you ever heard about the term “osmosis”? Let’s find out more about this strange word, so that you can tell your friends all about it! Diffusion and osmosis: Before I can begin to tell you about osmosis, you first have to ask yourself the question: What is diffusion? Diffusion is the random movement of

  • What is an atom?

    What is an atom?0

    What would happen if you took a piece of anything – gold, for example – and kept cutting it in half and half again, into smaller and smaller pieces? It would make sense to think that at some point you wouldn’t be able to cut it anymore. Then you’d be left with the smallest piece


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