Emma Briggs investigates how a recent technological advance in metal-organic frameworks allows for water to be harvested from dry air.
Category: Physical Sciences
With the University of Glasgow’s rectorial elections on the 20th and 21st of March, candidate John Lindberg reached out to TheGIST to explain his passion for science communication and its necessity in a fast changing world.
The ability to print your own medicine is just around the corner, Alice Turner explores this recent development.
Why are we here? Okay, that is a uselessly vague question; let me rephrase. Under what
mechanism did the stars, planets, life, and all that come about?
We’re desperate for a next-generation battery to power our lives for longer. Could the human intestine help in the quest for longer battery life?
The Schiaparelli lander may have crashed during its Mars landing but the mission can still provide fascinating insights into the Red Planet.
Derek Connor explores the world of chemistry taking place in your kitchen every time you cook a meal and looks at why it may be better to take your food out the oven a little sooner than you may normally.
With it becoming apparent in the last few years how easy it is for individuals and organisations to break in to your data, Aidan McFadden discusses the problems we face with encryption today and how quantum cryptography is the best hope we have.