Liam Rooney and Rebecca McHugh discuss the lesser known side of microbial co-operation and competition and how we can exploit this for our own benefit.
Academia is stereotyped as a boxing ring, with researchers in constant competition; is this competition sometimes beneficial in driving innovation? Or should we shift toward a more collaborative environment to further scientific discovery?
Caitlin investigates the controversial discovery of the DNA structure. What were the techniques used and were the correct people honoured for the discovery?
How the thrust of competition accelerated the expansion of the space industry and landed it where we are now – in the era of international collaboration.
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.
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.
Carly Horne discusses the benefits and drawbacks of competition, and the importance it holds in the learning process.
theGIST’s Science for Society Article Competition is finally here! Discussing the role of science and policy each article tackles the subject in a unique way. The top three articles will be presented at the conference, so read them all and vote for your favourite.