MAKLab Launch

Katrina Wesencraft peeks into a future of shared 3D printing and digital embroidery at the UoG launch of the MAKLab Makerspace.

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The rusting Pripyat Ferris Wheel. Image Credit: Kieran Tierney.

A Chernobyl Diary

November 19, 2015 • Features, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences • Views: 864

Kieran Tierney explores Chernobyl on foot and discusses the history of the accident and its legacy today.

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How #FOMO may be affecting your mental health

November 4, 2015 • Features, Social Sciences • Views: 951

Holly Scott investigates how a Fear of Missing Out is leaving many social media users tired, anxious and depressed.

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Can we use online games as educational tools?

October 29, 2015 • Features, Social Sciences • Views: 1100

Feeling guilty about spending your precious time playing games online? Feel guilt no more. Find out why in this article.

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Science for Society Article Competition 2015

October 29, 2015 • Features • Views: 710

Welcome to theGIST Science for Society article competition 2015. And the winner is…… Agnieszka Klawiter with Soundscape – what’s all this noise about? Soundscape – what’s all this noise about? by Agnieszka Klawiter Trick of the Light by Claire McMahon Must we reinvent the wheel

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How Harmful Are Introduced Species?

October 27, 2015 • Features, Life Sciences • Views: 586

Rowan Hookham explores the potential misunderstandings of some well-known invasive species.

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Eat sh*t – the many wonders of faecal transplants

October 22, 2015 • Features, Life Sciences • Views: 902

Human faeces, an experimental drug in the US, may in fact provide a cheap and effective treatment for several devastating neurological disorders, without any side-effects.

Dentist? Eh, no my teeth are fine. Look. No need for the dentist here. Nope.
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Neigh chance I’m seeing the dentist, trot on!

October 6, 2015 • Features, Life Sciences • Views: 483

Rebekah Kennedy explores the history of equine dentistry, from Aristotle to modern molecular microbiology.