Fighting a fever

Fevers and kids go together like England and rain. It makes everyone miserable, confines you to the house, but you know there’s no avoiding it. If you open any parents’ medical cabinet you’ll find most toddlers drug of choice: sweet, pink (though sometimes not now), gloopy, sticky. What’s not to love? But do we really … More Fighting a fever

The art of science

Few subjects manage to bridge the gap between the arts and science, but when they do come together the results can be magnificent. While I would struggle to describe some of the things we’ve done as “magnificent”, loads of the simplest experiments and demonstrations of science are quite arts-and-crafty (see our chromatography¬†experiment for a somewhat … More The art of science