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Is There One Specific Body Temperature?

2 June 2016, 15:26

You may know that human body temperature is usually given as 37 degrees Celsius, or 98.6 Fahrenheit if you prefer. But in reality, things are a little more complicated than this.

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Why Is It So Cold?

29 April 2016, 15:39

Snow, hail, sleet and freezing temperatures… and it’s nearly May. What on earth is going on with the great British weather?

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Maximum and Minimum: How High and Low Can the Temperature Go?

5 April 2016, 12:03

Whether you measure it in Celsius or Fahrenheit, you can be sure somewhere else in the world will be hotter or colder than it is where you live. This article explores the extremes in temperature our world sometimes achieves.

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Do Ice Baths Actually Work?

2 March 2016, 12:29

If you are a regular watcher of sport, you may be aware that some sports stars use ice baths to help them recover from particularly arduous matches and games. But do these baths work? Let’s find out.

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Wintry Weather Warnings Issued for Multiple Parts of the UK

14 January 2016, 18:08

After the relatively mild December we experienced to end last year, we would all be forgiven for feeling shocked at the turn in the weather. While cooler temperatures and wintry conditions are quite usual in some places in January, the milder end to 2015 has made them feel more acute than usual.

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Climate Change Affects Temperatures in Northeast India

23 December 2015, 13:40

We’ve all heard about climate change. Opinions vary on how severe this really is, and what effects even the mildest changes could have on our world. But recent news has highlighted the difference it could make in one part of India at least.

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Dressing for the Wind Chill Factor

2 December 2015, 14:28

Do you ever take the wind chill factor into account when it comes to the weather? If you don’t, it could feel a lot colder outside than you imagined, as this article reveals.

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What Kind of Heat Can You Cope With?

30 October 2015, 15:51

If you live in the UK you will be more than familiar with humid conditions. The question is, are there really different types of heat you can experience, and if so, what are they like?

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Could Britain Be in for a 5-Month Arctic Winter?

18 September 2015, 16:16

If you believe the reports that have hit the news in recent days, this is exactly what we will be facing this year. But what are the odds the weather will get this cold this year?

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Teaching Temperatures from a Young Age

28 August 2015, 19:52

Can you remember when you learned about Celsius and Fahrenheit and what they meant? Many of us don’t, but learning about temperatures is an essential part of growing up.

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