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.
The Royal Astronomical Society made a striking announcement in September which led to a lot of speculation. Deep Bandivadekar discusses what it really meant and the way forward.
Can humans ever achieve immortality? Thomas explains why this may be impossible, referring to a small species of non-ageing jellyfish.
Kirstin recounts her night at ‘Bright Club’, where academic research and stand-up comedy crossover!
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?
Ross Laidlaw takes a look at the obvious yet overlooked contributions of patients on the development of scientific research projects
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