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From the non-toxic food-grade ingredients of the paint balls to the compressed gas for the gun, Paintball is a sport bassed on science.

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Both synthetic and natural grass have their advantages and disadvantages, so the final choice is up to you!

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Without a doubt, television has evolved a great deal since it was invented. Plasma and LCD screens are huge steps forwards but read on to see how the next generation might be going back a step to cathode ray tube technology.

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The main breakthrough with Bluetooth headphones is that they replace wires with radio frequency signals — but they're also handy because Bluetooth broadcasting uses less power and creates instant networks with nearby Bluetooth devices.

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You might not be the type to ponder world issues over lunch, but it just so happens that the food you're eating is quite likely at the centre of a controversy that is dividing both science and societ—Genetically Modified Foods.

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Why is was denim so good for clothing? The answer lies in the properties of cotton: Cotton is a strong vegetable fibre that absorbs water and can be both dyed and washed.

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Picture a world without lithium ion batteries. Need help? OK: picture no iPods and huge, heavy cell phones and laptops, both of which are so expensive that only the very rich can afford them. Essentially picture the 80's. Scary isn't it?

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If you have ever gone for a walk in the country and returned home to find your socks or sweater covered in burrs, you have completed the first step along the way to inventing VELCRO®!

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NASA is enlisting the public's help to sort through the images from their Stardust MIssion and to identify the interstellar particles embedded in the collector.

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