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Saturday, September 22, 2018

H7N9 Bird Flu – China’s shadowy past of health scandals put...

The grim reaper of modern pandemic diseases makes a macabre reappearance, this time in the form of the newly discovered strain of bird flu,...

From student to business owner

An interview with Storcade.com founder and 2015 graduate Patrick Hansen

The Choice to Donate

Your own death is not something that most people like to prepare for in advance. What happens after life ends is debatable, but whatever...

Life from Mars

Yellowknife Bay is a rocky plain, a sepia-colored dustbowl surrounded by the brown silhouettes of low mountains.  But three billion years ago it was...

Our ratings of the five best high-end headphones

Listen up: those white earbuds you got in the box with your iPhone just aren’t cutting it any more. Headphones are no longer judged...

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...

National secular society conference – a review

On Saturday 22nd September the National Secular Society held a day conference in London. The title of the conference was “Challenging religious privilege in...

The Kenly Question

I’m sure that most of us have heard about the University’s proposal to build a wind farm 7 miles outside of St Andrews near...

Hideous, Elegant, Monstrous Beauties

When you walk, get the train, drive past a wind farm, what do you think? Do you scowl, whilst thinking to yourself “What...

The future: creating petrol from air?

Call it the ultimate conjuring trick: British engineers have created petrol literally from thin air. Air Fuel Synthesis (AFS), a company in Stockton-on-Tees, UK,...