Felicity Carlysle reports a new experimental treatment that may make having a family possible for childhood cancer survivors.
Category: Life Sciences
Are dinosaurs really extinct? The GIST tackles some of the popular misconceptions about dinosaurs.
A carnivorous plant of the sundew genus uses two different types of mechanisms to trap animals, new research shows. Scientists in Germany studied the sundew Drosera glanduligera to understand how this plant uses a catapult mechanism to throw flies into its sticky leaf centre where digestive enzymes break down insects to extract nutrients essential for the plant’s development.
Biochemical warfare used by aliens on the attack sounds like the plot of an apocalyptic sci-fi story. However under the ground there is biochemical warfare occurring, invaders being repelled and defenders being overcome.
Anneke Meyer wonders if there is an objective answer to the question that moves many men and women’s minds.
Craig McInnes dissects Energy Armor™, with a contribution from Scott McKellar. They try keeping a straight face when they talk about yet another pseudo-scientific craze that’s hitting the nation.
Could reintroducing wolves reinvigorate the landscape of the Scottish Highlands? Simon Gill investigates the effects of bringing back this icon of the wilderness to modern day Scotland.
We here at The GIST have been hard at work for the past several months, and are now proud to finally present to you the first issue of The GIST magazine.