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Wearable Tech: A revolution in healthcare

Are you bored of going to the doctor for routine check-ups? Wearable biosensors could be the key to less crowded hospitals.

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PARP inhibitors: Synthetic Lethality

August 13, 2016 • Features, Life Sciences • Views: 687

Chemotherapy is the traditional drug treatment for cancer, effective yet plagued by its side effects. These agents are toxic to cells (cytotoxic) that rapidly divide, hence killing cancer cells throughout the body. However, there are also healthy cells in our bodies that rapidly grow and divide,

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Can fish feel pain or are they just too simple?

August 8, 2016 • Features, Life Sciences • Views: 716

Martin Foley delves into the psyche of fish and the debate on whether they have the ability to experience pain.

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Nanotechnology behind the evolution of iPhone

August 5, 2016 • Features, Physical Sciences • Views: 733

How could the iPhone become thinner, lighter but stronger year after year?

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Electricity, the key to reversing the effects of stroke?

August 3, 2016 • Features, Life Sciences • Views: 765

Louise Richardson looks at the pros and cons of zapping your brain to reverse the effects of stroke.

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European Jellyfish Stings: To Pee or Not to Pee, That is the Question

August 1, 2016 • Features, Life Sciences • Views: 1065

Louise Montgomery explores the benefits and problems associated with different treatments for European jellyfish stings, some more exotic than others.

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The Wasting of Nuclear Waste- Challenging the Status Quo

August 1, 2016 • Features, Physical Sciences • Views: 691

Nuclear waste remains one of the most controversial areas in an even more controversial topic, but by investigating the nature of the waste, John Lindberg shows the immense potential hidden in plain sight.


Epigenetics and Evolution: Revising the Theory

July 31, 2016 • Features, Life Sciences • Views: 846

Alexander Osborne is investigating the potential implications that epigenetics may have on our understanding of the theory of Evolution.