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Alcohol. Written on a white board for todays Exepose class.

Toast to A Shorter Life…

If you asked the ‘archetypical’ university student what is their favourite type of alcohol, the response would be A LOT (and for a reasonable...
A dramatic computer generated women with lines of code overlayed on her image

AI Don’t Think So…

Whether it’s adverts for the Amazon Alexa, Sophia the robot tweeting or 'Black Mirror' throwing its viewers into a hellscape where personal security robots...

Babies by design

Chinese scientist Jiankui has claimed, in a series of YouTube videos, to have successfully edited the genomes of two embryos. These embryos were then...

Mars-ter of Worlds

Launched: May 5th, 2018. Estimated Landing: Nov. 26, 2018. Landing site: Elysium Planitia, Mars.   A grand sum of $814 million has been pumped into the...

The Day After Tomorrow…

It’s hard to deny that over the past hundred years or so, humans have made a bit of a mess of the planet; air...

Grow a Brain

How do you make a mini-brain? Methods vary, but you want to start with some human pluripotent stem cells, stem cells that can split...

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...