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Monday, June 24, 2019

Space Elevators: into the realm of sci-fi

Martin George discusses the exciting details about the mind boggling technology and possibilities of a space elevator.

Seagulls of St Andrews

Seagulls are ubiquitous and unpopular in St Andrews, but few people actually know much about them. Isabel Quattlebaum discusses some of the misconceptions about these fascinating birds.

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,...

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...

Brexit and Animal Sentience

Following a recent debate in the House of Commons, The Saint delves into the issue of animal sentience. To answer the question do our pets have feelings or we really just anthropomorphising them?

The Fossil Fuel Industry: Not as bad as its reputation

The fossil fuel industry has long been the focus of much dislike. The general argument posits that, not only seeking to prolong our dependence...

From student to business owner

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

Niall McCann: Explorer. Adventurer. Biologist.

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

The iPad Mini – worth the hype?

Tech reviewers The Verge wrote that, “There's something endearing about the mini that makes you want to keep it on-hand and use it often.”...

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...