The prevalence of short-sightedness is increasing as we spend more and more time on our screens, but at least wearing glasses is becoming trendier!
Genetics could help explain patterns of violence in both sexes
We have the technology to precisely match peoples drugs to their DNA, but should it be introduced to the NHS?
The climate crisis is the subject of constant debate and analysis – but why aren’t we talking about sperm?
If you google the term “smoking”, the first result is an NHS page describing the health risks associated with smoking. This lifestyle choice is renowned for being detrimental to our health, yet 6.9 million adults smoke cigarettes in the UK. In the 1930s and 40s, tobacco companies used doctors in their adverts to promote their […]
The arrival of a new okapi calf at local Chester Zoo is a vital step for the conservation of this endangered species
A vision for a cyberspace utopia created the world’s most extensive and read-reference information bank, and it’s still standing today
Disposable vapes make up a fifth of the market, with low prices and bold flavours. What’s the catch?
Did you know homosexuality can be found elsewhere in nature? In time for LGBTQ+ history month we talk about the ‘coming out’ stories of some of the world’s favourite animals, and how they could change people’s perceptions of LGBTQ+ people.
Do it like they do on the discovery channel, Jess Ferguson explores animals getting jiggy with it
All species should be treated equally – so why aren’t they?
There are 50 million Alzheimer’s disease patients worldwide two-thirds of whom are women, why is this?
Recent beauty trends mean that spotless skin is sought more than ever. But at what cost?
Menstruation can be a pain but we all know it is a necessary process crafted by Mother Nature to allow us to reproduce. However, whilst we are a unique species, many other animals also menstruate
In this new series, our writers share personal encounters and explain the science behind them. This week, we hear from one writer’s experience with the contraceptive pill.
The story of Elizabeth Holmes’ fraudulent empire, Theranos
Cattle farming has a huge environmental impact, but seems unlikely to disappear any time soon. Find out how scientists are potty training cows to lesson their impact on climate change.