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Sunday, September 23, 2018

Different artists, same sounds: is our modern music losing originality?

The next time your grandmother complains about how modern music all sounds the same, you should be hard-pressed to argue with her. She is...

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...

Google Glass: a preview

What at first glance seems to resemble Cyclops’ laser eyepiece is actually Google’s newest product – a wearable device comprised of a thin metal...

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...

New fossil discovery turns the evolution of jaws on its head

It would seem strange for us to try and find common ground with a tuna sandwich, but a recent fossil finding suggests that our...

Hurricane Sandy: Forecast of Things to Come?

Amidst the aftermath of the election results in the United States, the country is still dealing with the effects of one of the largest...

Does Facebook ‘un-friending’ impact real-life relationships?

Computer Science researchers from the University of Colorado are studying how 'unfriending' Facebook friends impacts our real life relationhips. How do our social norms...

Farewell, the man who taught us to look up

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

Maximize Your MacBook

The advent of university heralds a fresh start, new experiences, and the formation of lifelong friendships. For many students, beginning university is also synonymous with technological upgrades; students...

Honorary graduate awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Congratulations to Sir Fraser Stoddart who has been awarded a Nobel Prize in Chemisty for his work on molecular machines.