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Sunday, April 21, 2019

Farewell, the man who taught us to look up

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

60 years in the wilderness: Sir David Attenborough’s legacy to the...

What David Attenborough loves about natural history, he says, is that it is for everybody: “You can be straightforward and fascinate the 7s and...

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...

It’s skin deep

Laura Ritchie is 53-year-old diabetic mother of two from Aberdeen. In 2010 low blood sugar caused her to lose consciousness in the bath and...

An interview with the co-founder of Iris.ai – the world’s first...

Editor-in-chief Olivia Gavoyannis talks to the developers of Iris.ai about the software, and its implications for the future of research and development.

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...

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,...

Understanding the Higgs Boson

The Standard Model of particle physics is a theoretical framework explaining the forces exerted on and the interactions between elementary, subatomic particles. Because of...

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...

Lovely Weather to Die In

Last week, whilst brazenly wandering the streets of London, I developed a shamefully amusing sunburn on my neck and face, the only two portions...