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12 Days of Christmas: Seven Ducks-a-Swimming

12 Days of Christmas: Seven Ducks-a-Swimming

Why do ducklings swim behind their mothers? Scientists have the answer, and it turns out, it has more to do with surfing than you think…
M3GAN primer: Horror’s newest nightmare?

M3GAN primer: Horror’s newest nightmare?

Is James Wan’s upcoming horror film M3GAN set to be a blockbuster hit or is it just too weird? We give our thoughts on the trailer
New Manchester exhibition explores relationship between science and music

New Manchester exhibition explores relationship between science and music

Wondering what science has to do with music? Check out the Science and Industry Museum’s new exhibition ‘Turn It Up: The power of music’ to find out.
Hey Siri, why are you a woman?

Hey Siri, why are you a woman?

As the development of AI technology is rapidly improving, should we be questioning who our voice assistants are narrated by?
MANIFF 2022: I am Gen Z

MANIFF 2022: I am Gen Z

MANIFF 2022: Examining a generation raised on social media, this documentary takes a dive into some of the most troubling aspects of Gen Z’s technological addictions.
MANIFF 2022: Proxy Emotion

MANIFF 2022: Proxy Emotion

MANIFF 2022: Korean sci-fi drama fails to offer anything other than a bland and predictable social critique
A history lesson in the web’s largest online resource, Wikipedia

A history lesson in the web’s largest online resource, Wikipedia

A vision for a cyberspace utopia created the world’s most extensive and read-reference information bank, and it’s still standing today
Not-so-sci-fi: Could science reanimate the dead?

Not-so-sci-fi: Could science reanimate the dead?

Mary Shelley’s timeless classic has always inspired ideas of bringing back the dead, but with today’s technology are we almost there?
Everyday they’re shuffling: Who’s our new science minister?

Everyday they’re shuffling: Who’s our new science minister?

The new appointment, and why you should care about it.
Ingenuity Helicopter takes to Mars skies

Ingenuity Helicopter takes to Mars skies

Mars helicopter takes first flight in a historic achievement for science and makind.
Batteries and bioethics: Is sustainable tech too good to be true?

Batteries and bioethics: Is sustainable tech too good to be true?

Every day, artisanal miners – some as young as seven – toil away for hours in hand-dug mining pits in search of cobalt for your phone battery
UoM students targeted in phishing attack

UoM students targeted in phishing attack

Think you fell victim to the latest student phishing attack? Find out what happened and what you can do about it.
Save the planet, send fewer emails

Save the planet, send fewer emails

Amelia Cummins outlines the surprising effects sending emails has on energy use
Is unlimited clean energy too good to be true?

Is unlimited clean energy too good to be true?

The first stage of bringing fusion power to the national grid is underway
Decoding the controversy of gene editing

Decoding the controversy of gene editing

The uses of gene editing have been clouded with controversy ever since the technology was first developed in the 1970s. With the doors reopened for gene editing to return to the forefront of modern medicine, it’s crucial to learn about the correct facts and information that can decode this controversy.
Is ‘greenwashing’ by big tech deceiving us all?

Is ‘greenwashing’ by big tech deceiving us all?

Amelia Cummins discusses whether large tech corporations are really as green as they seem.
Scientific discovery: Viagra and other happy accidents

Scientific discovery: Viagra and other happy accidents

From viagra to penicillin, the world would not be the same without these accidental discoveries
A phone call a day keeps the doctor away?

A phone call a day keeps the doctor away?

Mille Cummins discusses the rise of telemedicine, and whether it will continue after the pandemic.
AI in Teaching

AI in Teaching

Artificial intelligence is beginning to impact every aspect of our lives, and our studies are no different. This week, Zain Alden explores how this technology will change the experience of future students
Review: The Believers Are But Brothers

Review: The Believers Are But Brothers

Head Theatre Editor Jay Darcy review The Believers Are But Brothers on its returns to HOME, as part of its new socially distanced theatre season

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