Science

The world’s worst poison

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There are some unlikely contenders, says Jack Coles....

Were there advanced civilisations on Earth before us?

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A new research paper raises interesting questions, explains Gerry Hart....

What are the health benefits of cannabis?

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Alex Moore investigates the benefits and risks of marijuana....

Word of the Week: Hypochondriac

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Ng Yi Min explains its a matter of mind over matter....

The Facebook and Cambridge Analytica Scandal

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Theo Turvill investigates the digital data scandal that has rocked politics....

Mythbusters: Could you shoot the moon?

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Chris Little considers the logistics of taking a shot at our celestial neighbour....

The demise of Net Neutrality

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Robert Wilson explains why we should fear the demise of net neutrality....

Word of the Week: Carrion

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Carrion is something immediately associated with vultures. Or hyenas, slavering over the body of some unfortunate zebra; downed by a hungry lion, then abandoned to those...

International Women’s Day and STEM

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In 2014, a European-wide study found that a quarter of people were unable to name a female scientist, living or dead. Whilst the gender disparity in STEM (science, technology,...

Taking Cleaning Products to the Cleaner’s

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The periodical Science has published a report suggesting that commonly-used household products are responsible for substantial amounts of urban air pollution. American researchers...