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12 Days of Christmas: Ten Springtails A-Leaping

12 Days of Christmas: Ten Springtails A-Leaping

How one tiny flea-like invertebrate, and its robot twin, is advancing our understanding of aerodynamics
12 Days of Christmas: Nine Ladies Dancing (to Bass)

12 Days of Christmas: Nine Ladies Dancing (to Bass)

What is it that makes us want to dance to music? Researchers at McMaster University may have found the answer…
From the lab to your ears: The best science podcasts for you

From the lab to your ears: The best science podcasts for you

From how galaxies form to why we procrastinate, there’s a science podcast to satisfy every curiosity
FOMO: Are you really missing out?

FOMO: Are you really missing out?

FOMO is something we all experience but what really underlies this decisional anxiety, and how can we overcome it?
Is violence an evolutionary trait?

Is violence an evolutionary trait?

Genetics could help explain patterns of violence in both sexes
Cute and cuddly: Unpacking animal conservation bias

Cute and cuddly: Unpacking animal conservation bias

All species should be treated equally – so why aren’t they?

Fraud over failure

The story of Elizabeth Holmes’ fraudulent empire, Theranos
Shining on Libra Dream

Shining on Libra Dream

Running a handmade crystal jewellery business whilst at uni? We speak to Libra Dream
Landing on Planet Soph

Landing on Planet Soph

Student Sophie Walsh, the creator fashion brand Planet Soph, discusses the brand’s challenges, ambitions, and products
COVID-19 nasal vaccines – the way forward?

COVID-19 nasal vaccines – the way forward?

Needle-free alternatives may provide stronger immunity and help us find our way out of the COVID-19 pandemic
Intelligent plants and their senses

Intelligent plants and their senses

How much do our plants understand about their surroundings? Maybe more than we think.
COVID-19 booster vaccines: What, who and why?

COVID-19 booster vaccines: What, who and why?

Evidence suggests additional doses increase vaccine-induced protection against COVID-19 in vulnerable individuals.

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