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There must be something in the water…

Water water everywhere, but what’s in the bottles we drink? 1 million plastic water bottles are purchased each minute, worldwide. But, are we really getting...

Tardigrades; Weird and Wonderful

You’ve heard of grizzly bears, black bears, and polar bears, but prepare to meet the fiercest bear of them all…and he happens to be...

Exeter’s Dr Steve Simpson contributes to Blue Planet II

The final episode of the nation’s favourite TV offering, Blue Planet II, saw Exeter’s Dr. Steve Simpson make a key contribution to the show.   One...

A Placebo … For the Public?!?

In a recent event run by the University of Exeter's Debating Society (DebSoc), I had the pleasure of arguing the proposition side for the...
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The Stranger Things

The new season of Stranger Things hit our screens this year and we're still mad for it, so we’re unlocking the curiosity door again...

The Physics of Santa

Father Christmas, Santa or Coke’s best marketing campaign I think we can all agree does an exceptional job every year of delivering all those...
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Could A Pill a Day Keep the Jogging at Bay?

The benefits of exercise are manifold, something we all know to be a fact. Exercise reduces the risk of major illnesses, including cancer, heart...

Google Healthcare

Google has recently announced that it will be embarking on its first voyage into the world of healthcare. The company’s health spinout Verily describes...
Colourful graphic containing all of the guardians from the first movie.

Guardians of the Galaxy: Fiction No Longer?

It may be out of this world, but space – and our exploration of it – is increasingly enshrined in international politics. Ever since...
Simple but impressive looking almost transparent brain.

Exeter’s New Undergraduate STEM Journal: Brief Review

The Exeter Undergraduate Science Journal promises to be a much needed means of representation for students in CEMPS and CLES across for all of...