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The Invisible Disease: Malaria in Asia-Pacific

Derek Connor discusses the plight of malaria in Asia-Pacific, identifying the problem and what is being done to eradicate this disease; a struggle which has been captured through the lens of Pearl Gan, a Singaporean photographer whom is having her work exhibited at the Singaporean National Library in September 2017.

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Science, Communication, and the 21st Century

March 19, 2017 • Features, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences • Views: 10

With the University of Glasgow's rectorial elections on the 20th and 21st of March, candidate John Lindberg reached out to TheGIST to explain his passion for science communication and its necessity in a fast changing world.

The Mysterious Case of the Vanishing Rainforest (and How You Can See it Before it’s Too Late)

February 17, 2017 • Features, Life Sciences • Views: 46

The Amazon rainforest is disappearing at an unprecedented rate, with potentially catastrophic consequences — Childreach International bring you a once in a lifetime opportunity to delve into the depths of the jungle while you still can.

Schrödinger’s Mutations

February 16, 2017 • Features, Life Sciences • Views: 65

Alisha delves into the strange world of quantum tunnelling and how it may lead to spontaneous DNA mutations.

Is Viagra a Male Contraceptive?

December 8, 2016 • Features, Life Sciences • Views: 67

Lauren Taylor delves into the stimulating debate that Viagra could be a contraceptive.

The Paradox of Missing Antimatter

December 3, 2016 • Features, Physical Sciences • Views: 98

Why are we here? Okay, that is a uselessly vague question; let me rephrase. Under what mechanism did the stars, planets, life, and all that come about?

Multiple Sclerosis: The Truth is Out There

November 30, 2016 • Features, Life Sciences • Views: 149

Everything you always wanted to know about Multiple Sclerosis* (*but hadn’t thought to ask)

Vivisection: Are We Doing Enough for the Animals Who Give So Much?

November 28, 2016 • Features, Life Sciences • Views: 87

Louise Richardson journeys through the controversial issue of vivisection to identify practical ways in which scientists can improve the wellbeing of animals used in their research.