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Word of the Week: Hypochondriac
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Word of the Week: Hypochondriac

May 6th, 2018 | by Ng Yi Min
Ng Yi Min explains its a matter of mind over...
The Facebook and Cambridge Analytica Scandal
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The Facebook and Cambridge Analytica Scandal

April 30th, 2018 | by Theo Turvill
Theo Turvill investigates the digital data scandal that has rocked...
Mythbusters: Could you shoot the moon?
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Mythbusters: Could you shoot the moon?

April 30th, 2018 | by editor
Chris Little considers the logistics of taking a shot at our celestial...
The demise of Net Neutrality
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The demise of Net Neutrality

March 9th, 2018 | by Robert Wilson
Robert Wilson explains why we should fear the demise of net...
Word of the Week: Carrion
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Word of the Week: Carrion

March 8th, 2018 | by Rowena Tylden-Pattenson
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 scavengers willing to spend time cracking open the bones...
International Women’s Day and STEM
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International Women’s Day and STEM

March 8th, 2018 | by Caitlin Disken
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, engineering and maths) remains wide, with women...
Taking Cleaning Products to the Cleaner’s
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Taking Cleaning Products to the Cleaner’s

March 8th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
The periodical Science has published a report suggesting that commonly-used household products are responsible for substantial amounts of urban air pollution. American researchers have discovered high levels of synthetic volatile...
Could you bite your finger in half like a carrot?
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Could you bite your finger in half like a carrot?

March 8th, 2018 | by Sidney Pinsent
The most infuriating of the popular body myths: the idea that breaking off your finger requires the same force as breaking a carrot. It isn’t fascinating because it’s stupid; it’s fascinating because so many people believe...
Russian Bots on Twitter
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Russian Bots on Twitter

March 8th, 2018 | by Christopher Little
Russian bots have been accused of spreading disinformation and sowing discord in the West. There is evidence they have attempted to interfere with the U.S Presidential elections and the EU Referendum, but they will target any...
The All-Female Crayfish Species
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The All-Female Crayfish Species

February 27th, 2018 | by Ng Yi Min
Crayfish, sometimes also known as crawfish, crawdad or freshwater lobsters, are closely related to the lobster. Crayfish can be found throughout the world, mainly in freshwater. These freshwater crustaceans are mainly used as...