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Our Smartphone Addiction

Smartphones have become an integral part of our lives, for better or for worse. We are connected to friends and family around the world...

‘Monkey hear, monkey do’ – Why a good beat gets us on our feet

Most of us listen to music every single day: on the radio as we drive to work, through our earphones on long journeys, or...

Artificial Neurons and the Robot Takeover

In recent totally terrifying and not-Black-Mirror-related news, it has been found that artificial neurons, or in much more cooler terminology "superconducting computing chips" modelled...

Three-parent babies

This year the UK is expecting the arrival of its first three-parent babies. We’re not sure exactly when these babies will be born, but...

Brain Awareness Week to bring Neuroscience to the Masses

Members of the public are being invited to campus to learn more about the marvels of the human brain as part of Brain Awareness...

Open letter to giant pandas

Dear Giant Pandas, As the annual doom of Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, I cannot help but laugh at my non-existent love life. That is...

Life on stage

With the latest BBC blockbuster documentary series, Blue Planet II, set to grace our screens this autumn, I found myself wondering how such series’...

From Heatwaves to Hurricanes

What is ‘climate change’? Is it fact or fiction? Emergency or exaggeration? And can climate change really be responsible for the weird weather that...

How Vampyr Brings its World to Life With Consequences

Murder is often a minor offence; an inconsequential event in the wider context of the world – or at least, that usually seems to...

Immune response to Fast Food

We’re all partial to a little fast food now and then - I know I am. But do we really think about the effects...