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African Snails Used Sewage Plant Monitor Levels Toxic Chemicals

Mollusc maintenance: Six African snails fitted with heart monitors and sensors are being used to monitor pollution levels at a sewage treatment site in St Petersburg Fancy shelling anti pollution device African snails used sewage plant monitor levels toxic chemicals It’s a snail-paced solution to pollution problems. But a St Petersburg waterworks is putting six giant gastropods to [...]

British Isles made Sweet Eye Candy

This map is a real piece of eye candy – a model of the British Isles made completely from sweets. Artist Paul Baker turned the UK into Sweet Britain using more than 4,000 sweets in a painstaking model that even includes iconic British landmarks such as Stonehenge and Tower Bridge. The two-metre-long creation, which took two months [...]