Copper in the Time of Covid

Copper in the Time of Covid

Copper is a very special material. It was the first metal that people shaped into tools, has played a vital role in the development of civilisation, and its remarkable qualities make it important in both electronics and medicine: "When a virus or bacteria lands on copper," Diane writes, "the copper releases electrically charged particles which blast apart the cell membrane..." Now that is a metal we'd all do well to study.

During its years of operation, some 650,000 tons of copper were extracted from ore at the Britannia Mine.

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Copper and our Health – Fact or Fiction?

Copper and our Health – Fact or Fiction?

Copper and our Health – Fact or Fiction?
This blog explores some of the myths and beliefs around copper and its affect – both positive and negative – on our health.

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Britannia Bingo

Britannia Bingo

We are sharing a little game of Britannia Bingo - a selection of activities for families and kids to do during times of isolation.

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This Too Shall Pass

This Too Shall Pass

In the time of COVID-19, when our lives have been turned upside down, it can help to reflect on what has gone before, in order to find hope for what may come.

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