Specimen wall

These are a selection of the questions on the specimen wall in Investigate. The questions can be investigated through the specimens you will find in the gallery.

Examples:

  • What is a feather's weight?
  • Solid as a rock?
  • How narrow is a hair's breadth?
Cartoon image of footprints leading through closing door

Our scientists study the snails that host the schistosomiasis parasite, which causes a disease that affects nearly 200 million people.