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The world’s worst poison
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The world’s worst poison

May 6th, 2018 | by Jack Coles
There are some unlikely contenders, says Jack...
Were there advanced civilisations on Earth before us?
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Were there advanced civilisations on Earth before us?

May 6th, 2018 | by Gerry Hart
A new research paper raises interesting questions, explains Gerry...
What are the health benefits of cannabis?
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What are the health benefits of cannabis?

May 6th, 2018 | by Alex Moore
Alex Moore investigates the benefits and risks of...
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...