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 […]
Callum Dinnett discusses the obstacles NASA face in their attempt to achieve another giant leap for mankind
Elinor Jones discusses the use of AI in the search for new antibiotics.
Elinor Jones, Print Science Editor, looks into the possibilities that could arise when combining Virtual Reality and ancient artefacts.
An interview with Aaron Bastani about his new book Fully Automated Luxury Communism.
Online Arts and Lit Editor, Ariane Joudrey, gives Shakespeare Society’s ‘Hamlet’ a 5-star review.
It is almost certain that virtual reality technology will proliferate into every aspect of modern life. A headset and a smart device allow for endless creativity within a finite space, so the practical applications of such technology are endless. This is especially true for the world of art, where the opportunity to boundlessly draw and […]
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 routinely hunt and kill humans, our society has Artificial Intelligence (AI) on the brain. With its applications seemingly endless, an AI takeover does seem inevitable. However, it has some drawbacks that […]
Until recently I thought that social media was a force for good. As someone who sometimes finds social situations fairly exhausting, social media seemed more of a solution than a problem. There is no doubt that it has revolutionised the way we interact with others. Social media can incite change and spread messages across the […]
As 2018 begins to draw to a close, we can look back on what could be regarded as one of the ‘healthiest years’ of our lifetime thanks to modern technology. The number of people purchasing Gym memberships, substituting meals for Protein shakes and wearing Fitbits has rocketed to new heights. However, as a result of […]