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Week 2 - Life Sciences & Human Biology

How much do you know about your body and how it works? Join our experts and learn more with your friends and family.

Amazing Anatomy, Fascinating Facts and Mind-Boggling Bodies

Amazing Anatomy, Fascinating Facts and Mind-Boggling Bodies

Study human anatomy and forensic science with active practitioners working and researching at the very top of their field.

Sponsor: Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification, School of Science and Engineering, University of Dundee.

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Animation for Science Communication

Animation for Science Communication

Discover how animation can be used as a form of science communication!

Sponsor: Dundee and Angus College.

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Ask Me Anything: Life Sciences and Human Biology

Ask Me Anything: Life Sciences and Human Biology

Staff and students at the University of St Andrews answers your questions about life sciences and human biology.

Sponsor: University of St Andrews.

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Cool Chemistry

Cool Chemistry

Try your hand at some cool chemistry experiments you can do at home!

Sponsor: University of St Andrews.

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Diagnosis: Kidnapped!

Diagnosis: Kidnapped!

Can you solve the puzzles and save our scientists? Our researchers have been kidnapped by diabolical forces who want to steal their work.

Sponsor: Wellcome Centre for Anti-Infectives Research, University of Dundee.

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Dr Data - Have You Got What It Takes To Run a Big Data Project?

Dr Data - Have You Got What It Takes To Run a Big Data Project?

You are the researcher in charge of a Big Data project. You need to keep knowledge, ethics, money, and people in balance.

Sponsor: CoMorMent.

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Dundee Discoveries - Past and Present

Dundee Discoveries - Past and Present

Go on this self-guided walking tour through pioneering scientific research in medicine, biology, forensics, nursing and dentistry from the past to the present.

Sponsor: School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee.

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Grow Your Own Microbial Community

Grow Your Own Microbial Community

Build a Winogradski column and grow your own micro-ecosystem!

Sponsor: GeoBus, University of St Andrews.

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Looking into DNA and RNA

Looking into DNA and RNA

DNA and RNA are two very important molecules, find out what they are and why they are important!

Sponsor: University of Dundee.

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Medical Myths and Mysteries

Medical Myths and Mysteries

Discover medical myths and mysteries with Dundee Science Centre.

Sponsor: Dundee Science Centre.

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Micro-Organism of the Day

Micro-Organism of the Day

Take a look at a different microorganism every day and learn why research into these tiny critters is important.

Sponsor: University of St Andrews.

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My World of Work Live!

My World of Work Live!

My World of Work Live is a set of fun, interactive activities that help young people understand future careers.

Sponsor: Skills Development Scotland - My World of Work Live!.

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Organ of the Day

Organ of the Day

Join us and find out about an organ a day this week!

Sponsor: University of St Andrews.

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Rockin' Rock Pools

Rockin' Rock Pools

Join James and look at some rock pools and learn about this important environment.

Sponsor: University of St Andrews.

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Science and Sea Monsters

Science and Sea Monsters

The hunt for Nessie may be more scientific than you think. Join Explorathon and find out more!

Sponsor: University of St Andrews.

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Stratified Medicine - Which Medicine is Right for You?

Stratified Medicine - Which Medicine is Right for You?

In the future, doctors may use DNA tests to help them decide which medicine to prescribe.

Sponsor: CoMorMent.

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The WeeCAIR Medicinal Garden

The WeeCAIR Medicinal Garden

Unearth the science and history of the medicinal plants which influence modern medicine. You’ll meet the team who are building the garden and find out how to choose your own healing herbs.

Sponsor: School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee.

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