Holly Leslie reflects on the origin of this year’s Nobel prize-winning, CRISPR-Cas9 technology, and explores how scientists are beginning to use gene editing approaches on their quest for new medical treatments in hereditary disease.
Jordan Murray reviews ‘Scotland’s Science: Stories of pioneering science, engineering and medicine (1550 – 1900)’ by John Mellis.
Liam Macpherson discusses what we can expect from 5G networks and explains why coronavirus transmission fears are unfounded
Online role-playing games invite players to become heroes, but Dzachary Zainudden proposes it has potential for teaching about pandemics within its virtual environment.
Coming back to Earth from outer space is as much a challenge as sending probes and spacecraft into space. Deep Bandivadekar, an aerospace PhD student, explores what it takes to return safely from outer space and a new frontier of research: transpiration cooling
Jordan takes a look into the world of AI generated images, and investigates the ugly side of data manipulation.
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.
What can the science of mental health apps tell us about digital support during COVID-19?