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Monday, February 18, 2019

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.

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 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...

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.”...

Apple’s new iPhone isn’t so new

Slightly before daybreak on 20 September 2013, hordes of crusading consumers gathered around the world with a common purpose. Valiant in their goal, they...

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...

Earth Hour 2011

Saturday, 26th March 2011: The countdown is ticking. Three, two, one, zero…and lights will switch off for one hour. Not only here in St...

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...

Branding’s new frontier: Sound?

The consumer is increasingly devious, and we are all in a permanent battle to avoid direct marketing and advertising; we skip through ads in...