Exeter University researches developing AI that can reveal climate change tipping points A new AI program being developed by researchers at the University of Exeter is working on predicting the points at which irreversible climate changes could occur, giving us a chance to prevent them. This new system, which has been constructed through a hybrid […]
Experts say recent weather is evidence that ‘climate is already changing here in the UK’ 2020 was the first year in which rainfall, temperature and sunshine rankings all reached a top ten spot in the UK. According to The Royal Meteorological Society, 2020 was the third warmest, fifth wettest and eighth sunniest year on record. […]
Laura Burn considers the relationship between politics and science, and how this relationship might shape both disciplines.
George Edwards interviews Dr Peter Lindsey, a conservationist at the University of Pretoria, South Africa, about his most recent paper ‘Conserving Africa’s Wildlife and Wildlands Through the COVID-19 Crisis and Beyond’
The one relationship you’re stuck with, and why it’s important Afiqah Abdul Hamid discusses the importance of mental health on Valentine’s Day Lockdowns can be lonely, especially with the extension of our recent lockdown coinciding with Valentine’s Day, a time brimming with expectations of love and romance. In this period of isolation, it’s okay to […]
Cutting Edge Technology Erica Mannis looks at the 2020 Nobel prize winning discovery on gene editing using the CRISPR-Cas9 system and discusses potential ethical aspects of the discovery CRISPR-Cas9 genetic technology has been at the forefront of scientific news in recent years for its breakthrough in genetic research. However, with its vast applications come worrying […]
Jess White explores public scepticism surrounding Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
Issy Murray explores the risks of relocating I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here from the Australian jungle to Wales.
Reduced contact hours: “a kick in the teeth” After a week of schedules shifting and changing during Freshers’ Week, many students were confused after timetables finalised on 21 September displayed less contact hours than the average year. Contact hours have been split between synchronous teaching that is timetabled, and asynchronous teaching which is based on […]
Brugh Jenkins excavates the forgotten history of Mary Anning and her prehistoric discoveries