Alexandra Brumwell explores cases where animals have been seen mourning and investigates whether this means that animals experience grief.
Thousands of online hackathons have been organised since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Eva Sorokolet looks at some innovations from the pan-European ‘EUvsVirus’ hackathon and how they could help us return to normal life.
The Hong Kong Police Force have bombarded citizens with cheaply-made Chinese tear gas for the last year, what physical effects will this have on its citizens? Megan Clapperton investigates the ingenious ways protesters protect themselves from tear gas exposure.
What is a vaccine, why do we need them and what’s new in the field? Jennifer investigates the world of vaccines and how they contribute to our health.
The promotion of diet pills, laxative teas and weight-loss supplements is now the norm on social media. Siobhan McGeechan explores this phenomenon in relation to social media influencers, specifically how their promotion of these products may be affecting not just the mental health but also the physical health of their followers.
Stroke is a largely preventable disease, but are drastic changes in global attitudes towards health necessary before any significant prevention progress can be made? Maisie Keogh investigates.
Realism has always been held up as the ultimate goal of new animation technology; now that goal is within sight, and the result is making audiences recoil. Katrina takes a look at the movie ‘Cats’ and the phenomenon known as uncanny valley.
The Chernobyl disaster was thrown back into the public consciousness following the release of HBO’s 2019 miniseries. Kirstin explores the legacy of the incident and its representation in popular culture.