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    Steven Weinberg: ‘A Step Closer To The God Equation’

    Christina Giallombardo Steven Weinberg. It’s not a name most would have heard of, yet his contributions to science have been astounding. Weinberg, hailed as one of the greatest theoretical physicists of all time, whose conceptual breakthroughs revolutionised particle physics, quantum field theory and cosmology, passed away on 23 July,...
  • Test-Tube-Treat: The Future Of Lab-Grown Meat

    Phoebe discusses the future of meat and how science is changing the way our food is produced....
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    New Study Aids Scientists In Protecting Bowhead Whales

    Conducted by scientists at the New England Aquarium’s Cabot Center for Ocean Life in the US, a new study has uncovered ways to potentially protect bowhead whales from harmful human interference....
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    How Do We Build A More Sustainable Future From The Corona Crisis?

    Hannah Pink The Coronavirus pandemic began in the Wuhan Province of China in late 2019 and, as we all know, has continued to impact our lives severely for coming up to a year now. During the first lockdown, you may have seen a few articles come out about minor...
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    The Science Show Episode 4 – World Toilet Day

    Matthew Bird Happy World Toilet Day! Join Matt, Roma and Ottilie as they discuss the global sanitation crisis, speak to Professor Sarah Jewitt and student Hannah Pink, and share their favourite toilet facts. If you’d like to learn more about the case of Henrietta Lacks, check out this article...
  • The Stolen Cells Of Henrietta Lacks

    Sarvenaz Hosseini          Would you want your cells to live on beyond your death without your consent? How would your children and grandchildren feel knowing bits of you are in labs all over the world without you or them having a say? Studied and examined. Your...
  • Science of Fear: What Happens When You’re Afraid?

    Megan Cuerden When you think about it, what is it that gets you really scared? For me, it’s always been that scene in Harry Potter with the insane number of spiders. Paranormal activity can send me off to sleep like a lullaby, but one small spider and I’m off...