Science Editor Imogen Poyntz-Wright discusses the new research behind the serotonin and depression debate.
We’re Number One
Hannah Rawlinson-Smith discusses the news that monkeys may beat humans in some decision-making
Online Science Editor Vincent Plant discusses how DNA evidence has transformed our understanding of Neolithic Ireland
Bridie Adams sets the record straight, correcting some of the common myths surrounding COVID-19
Callum Dinnett compiles and explains a list of scientific jargon to help you get your head around the coronavirus coverage
Lying with Age
Shireen Zulparquear discusses why we lie and how the amount we lie changes with age?
The Dark Side of Artificial Light!!
In 1994, when an earthquake led to a power outage in Los Angeles, a lot of anxious residents called local emergency services to report seeing a strange ‘giant, silvery cloud’ in the dark sky. Little did they realise it was in fact the Milky Way, which they would have been able to see had it […]
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 goodies to all of those people. But how does he do it? What problems does he face? Is his belly like a bowl full of jelly? Hmmm, well, short of asking […]
Policing in the past?
As students and as members of a technological generation, we tend to pride ourselves on being a bit more tech-savvy than our elders. Maybe your parents or grandparents will need help with ‘The Google’, or they will want to know what ever happened to that happy little paper clip from a few years ago. These […]
We are all A LOT older than we thought!
Carina Schlebusch led a team of researchers at Uppsala University in Sweden in a project combining genome mapping with anthropology in an effort to uncover genetic links between modern African populations and their ancestors. The findings may have unexpected implications for the early history of Homo sapiens, the modern humans. Until now scientific consensus has […]