We get the inside scoop on Professor Lee Cronin’s ‘Chemputer’, plus hear all about his grand plans for creating a new form of life.
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Sarah Neidler considers how the “sunshine vitamin” may help prevent insulin resistance, an underlying cause of type 2 diabetes.
Dzachary Zainudden dissects into robotics and medicine in order to report how ‘robotic hands’ have assisted surgeons in treating lymphedema from breast cancer survivors.
Kym explores the fascinating properties of our friendly gut bacteria and explains why they are so vital for the human body.
Kirstin reviews Hannah Fry’s Hello Worls, a book investigating the intersection of algorithms with society.
Blood-feeding critters may be terrifying to some, but their evolutionary history is highly fascinating. Thomas MacGillavry explains how blood-feeding has evolved in arthropods and what evolutionary hurdles have to be overcome to do so.
Searching the solar system: Michael Turner on the importance of a new discovery in the pursuit of Planet Nine.
Carly Horne discusses the benefits and drawbacks of competition, and the importance it holds in the learning process.