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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Badger cull halted in the UK

Two pilot culls of badgers due to be proceeding in South-East England currently have been postponed until next summer. The culls were intended to...

Food for thought: controversial scientist opens St Andrews Literary Festival

Professor Richard Dawkins, controversial author and evolutionary biologist known for his books The Selfish Gene and The God Delusion, visited St Andrews on 16...

Extinction: courtesy of Homo sapiens?

While the global investment in conserving the world’s biodiversity is estimated at approximately US$7-10 billion per year, the number of endangered species continues to...

From student to business owner

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

Google Glass: on privacy and public accountability

Beta testers of Google’s Glass technology have been busy both exploring the capabilities of the device, and uncovering its immediate problems. Though some find...

Asteroid cloud to halt global warming

It sounds like a science fiction premise: one day, we might use asteroids like giant space parasols, shuffling them around space to create dust...

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...

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,...

Farewell, the man who taught us to look up

Hayden Goodfellow pays tribute to Sir Patrick Moore, amateur astronomer extraordinaire.