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Quick Guide: Disasters and Diseases

Produced by triple science support, this quick guide looks at the microbial species that are a special danger to human communities when arrangements for water supply and sewage disposal fail.

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Quick Guide: The Evolution of Human Behaviour

Produced by triple science support, this quick guide looks at what makes humans special. There is a lot of debate among researchers about which mental (or cognitive) abilities separate humans from chimpanzees.

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Quick Guide: Medicinal Chemistry

Produced by triple science support, this quick guide looks at how medicinal chemists use their technical skills and their knowledge of different organic chemical reactions to develop new small-molecule drugs to treat diseases.

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Quick Guide: Micro-organisms in Industry

Produced by triple science support, this quick guide discusses how Microbes are increasingly important to industry, where they are used in a huge variety of processes ranging from food production to water treatment.

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Quick Guide: Organ Transplantation

Produced by triple science support, this quick guide looks at the development of transplants, immunosuppressive drugs and the ethics involved in the field. It is a simplified summary of complex ideas for the busy practitioner.

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Quick Guide: Global Positioning Systems (GPS)

Produced by triple science support, this quick guide discusses how we are increasingly familiar with the Global Positioning System (GPS) through in-car satellite navigation systems (satnav). A simplified summary of complex ideas for the busy practitioner.

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Quick Guide: The Large Hadron Collider

Produced by triple science support, this quick guide is a summary of complex ideas for the busy practitioner. The principle behind this experiment is simple: smash two counter-rotating beams of protons together at a very high centre-of-mass energy.

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Quick Guide: The Sun

Produced by triple science support, this quick guide looks at the Sun, our local star and our main provider of energy. As our most important star, scientists are keen to understand how the Sun works and what effects it might have on other objects in the solar...

Quick Guide: Carbon Capture and Storage

Produced by triple science support, this quick guide looks at how carbon capture may be used to tackle carbon dioxide emissions and is a simplified summary of complex ideas for the busy practitioner teaching out of subject or needing a refresher.

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Quick Guide: Nanotechnology

Produced by triple science support, this guide covers nanotechnology, where biology meets chemistry meets physics meets engineering meets computing. The quick guide is a simplified summary of complex ideas for the busy practitioner.

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