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Friday, February 15, 2019

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...

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...

2012: A scientific review

When looking back over the previous year’s events I always find myself amazed by the number of news stories that have been crammed into...

Waxing Lyrical

Deputy Features Editor Angus Neale immerses himself in the world of beekeeping, documenting an insightful conversation with the Chair of the newly-formed BeeSoc.

Emergence of new virus concerns health authorities

A novel virus has appeared in Saudi Arabia on the eve of Hajj, a massive pilgrimage to one of the country’s major cities, causing...

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,...

From student to business owner

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

Climate change: The degradation of our frozen world

Tangible examples of the effects of climate change on our planet are often hard to come by, but a few recent, isolated events present...

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...

Save the Fish

Declining global fish stocks is largely a problem of too many hooks in the water, reports the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF). Overfishing threatens to...