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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Google Glass: a preview

What at first glance seems to resemble Cyclops’ laser eyepiece is actually Google’s newest product – a wearable device comprised of a thin metal...

Stepping into a 3D future

Just over a month ago, I stepped into the future. After a few weeks of construction, I turned on my MakerBot Thing-o-matic 3D printer...

Science versus Pseudoscience: How do consumers draw the line?

In humanity's perpetual race to improve our health, we are inundated with ‘miracle products’ marketed to help us win. Fad diet pills, magic oils,...

60 years in the wilderness: Sir David Attenborough’s legacy to the...

What David Attenborough loves about natural history, he says, is that it is for everybody: “You can be straightforward and fascinate the 7s and...

New fossils shed light on whale evolutionary past

Scientists carrying out projects in California’s Laguna Canyon have identified several new species of early toothed baleen whales. Amongst the scientists were palaeontologist, Meredith...

The fallibility of the eyewitness

Eyewitness testimony has held a powerful place in courts for centuries and even now has an impressive hold over juries and judges, over and...

Rex – the million dollar man?

From Star Wars' Darth Vader to Dr Who's Cybermen, bionic men and the replication of human processes represent the potentially grim consequences of 'playing...

Does Facebook ‘un-friending’ impact real-life relationships?

Computer Science researchers from the University of Colorado are studying how 'unfriending' Facebook friends impacts our real life relationhips. How do our social norms...

Halley VI: forage into the Antarctic

Halley VI research station is the British Antarctic survey’s new research station and is the UKs sixth Antarctic base since 1957. Halley Bay is...

Niall McCann: Explorer. Adventurer. Biologist.

Caitlin Hamilton interviews Niall McCann: biologist, explorer, TV presenter and conservationist extraordinaire.