• Bowhead whale in icy waters in Greenland

    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....
  • A lightbulb rests on dead soil. Inside the lightbulb is dirt from which a green plant is growing.

    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...
  • 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...
  • COVID-19: Changing Our Dreams

    Adam Goriparthi Living in quaran-dream. A year of constant pandemic has led to a somewhat surreal tone in our daily lives and for some this has extended into night. COVID-19 has influenced our dreams (and nightmares) both in content and quantity. Earlier this year, a rise in vivid dreaming...
  • Could A ‘Global Safety Net’ Save The Earth?

    Feyintoluwa Ayanlaja  Human existence on Earth has been plagued by one man-made disaster after another. As we speed towards a sixth mass extinction, the climate crisis is no longer imminent: it’s here. For years we have been exhausted with a multitude of climate change agreements with very little promise....