The first time I heard of epigenetics, it took me a while to get my head around it. However, I am one of those nerdy people who are already interested in scientific concepts and consider not understanding something a challenge.
Tag: Eureka Prize
The Sound of Music | Day 29
Children are naturally rather curious people — new to this world, they want to explore it, understand it, learn what’s possible and the limits of what we can know.
Wheat through the looking glass | Day 28
This year, the Eureka Prize for Science Photography went to an image created with a scanning electron microscope. CSIRO scientist Mark Talbot captured a wheat bud, revealing stunning detail.
Droplet lens | Day 27
Whenever I cook lentils, I’m fascinated by the wonderful geometric shape that an uncooked lentil possesses. A disk bulging in the middle and tapered down at the edges, the lentil is shaped just like a classic convex lens.