A little wiser: How do you forecast a horrific winter?

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How does a meteorologists know that there’s a cold winter ahead?

A little wiser: How do fairy circles form?

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How do rings of toadstools you see in autumn form?
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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 does snow sometimes look blue?

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Sometimes snow and ice look white and sometimes bluish. Why is that?

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…

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…

A Little Wiser – Do birds kick out their young if they smell of humans?

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The human scent isn't that important and the parents won’t reject their…

A Little Wiser – Do animals prefer left or right?

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We all know people are left-handed or right-handed, but does that apply…