Carly Horne discusses the benefits and drawbacks of competition, and the importance it holds in the learning process.
Category: Life Sciences
The GIST attended the TEDxUniversityofGlasgow’s 2019 Conference: Wrong Way – Go Ahead. Sonya offers a glimpse into the day, covering the astoundingly inspiring talks.
In this snippet, we peer into the relationship between nature and animal communication.
Phrenology is a derided 18th-century pseudoscience; so how does it still have implications in 2019? Kirstin covers the Glasgow Skeptics talk by Professor David Price.
Some GISTers attended Gavinburn Primary School as part of British Science Week, resulting in some brilliant Junior articles. Read them here:
What goes on behind the scenes during fatal food reactions?
Jana presents the Homeward Bound leadership initiative which aims at building a global network of 1000 women in STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math & Medicine) to influence policy and decision making as it shapes our planet.
Dzachary leaps into the realm of mycology, as he sheds some light on the prevalence of chytridiomycosis infections in amphibians, caused by fungal agents.