A little wiser: How do fairy circles form?

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How do rings of toadstools you see in autumn form?

A little wiser: Why can you eat some fungi and not others?

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Some fungi, such as mushrooms, are edible. Others make you ill. Why?
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A Little Wiser: How can marine mammals stay underwater so long?

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Marine mammals have various tricks for doing that, explains WUR-researcher Sophie Brasseur.

A Little Wiser: Why do herb plants from the supermarket waste away so quickly?

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They looked so tempting, but they withered in no time. How?

A Little Wiser: Can a vegetarian still digest meat?

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Does a meat-free lifestyle change something in your digestive tract?

A Little Wiser: Is it OK to re-heat spinach?

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You mustn’t re-heat spinach, they say. Is that true?

A Little Wiser: How does sunscreen work?

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Skin damage is caused by photons in the UV rays. Sunscreen filters…
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A little wiser: Why are you told to cut flowers at an angle?

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Cut the stems at an angle, says the florist. Why?

A little wiser: Turmeric – hype or panacea?

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There are claims that the ‘miracle root’ helps against complaints ranging from…

Why are some glaciers growing despite climate change?

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Glaciers around the world are shrinking, but there are also a few…