Fun Science Facts

The human brain is over three times as big as the brain of other mammals that are of similar body size.

Your brain has around 100 billion nerve cells.

Your brain is more powerful, more complex and more clever than any computer ever built.

Did you know that the chance of your fingerprint being the same as someone else’s fingerprint is 1 in 64 billion?

Did you know the technique of fingerprinting is known as dactyloscopy?

Grizzly bears can run up to 30 miles an hour!!

Polar bears have no natural enemies.

Polar bears actually have black skin!

Did you know eating cheese at the end of a meal can help neutralise the acids in your mouth and reduce the chance of tooth decay.

Did you know a small patch of soil just 1 square metre in area can hold a billion living things.

Did you know the smallest bone in the body is the stirrup, deep inside the ear, which is about the size of a grain of rice.


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