December 1, 2020

I, Science

The science magazine of Imperial College

Camila Ruz

I'm an Msc Science Communication student here at Imperial. Previously studied Zoology at the University of Durham and have had many adventures working at Buin Zoo in Chile. Follow me on twitter @CamilaRuzR
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There will not be a highway through the Serengeti according to the government of Tanzania last Wednesday. But if that’s...

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Zanzibar has a missing leopard. There is an entire species that has gone astray. Panthera pardus adesi is or was...

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"Again I woke in the night, and found Lucy sitting up in bed, still asleep, pointing to the window...between me...

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Warfare in the ant world is nothing new. From chemical weapons to suicide bombers these insects have done it all...

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Paddling in the Congo River System is not for the fainthearted.  This is the Goliath Tigerfish (Hydrocynus goliath). Living in...

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Forget space.  There are still parts of our Earth that have yet to be explored. In the depths of our...

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Being stuck in a dark room with a blood sucking insect is never a pleasant experience. Worse than the high...

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Family feuds, gang wars and illicit affairs - the urban fox might only live for a maximum of five years...

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I know, I know, I used the word “mourn” in the title. I could almost feel the disapproving eyes boring...

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No, it’s not your personality that really matters, and neither is it your looks. The way that you smell is...

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Most animals need sleep. Even C. elegans, the nematode worm, has sleep-like states and it is one of the simplest...

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This will be the last anecdote from Buin Zoo (for a while), but I just couldn’t finish this series without...

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Pensive looking penguin Buin Zoo is a marine rescue centre. This happened completely by accident thanks to a single penguin...

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This is Kevin. If you thought that all animal babies were cute then I'm sorry to disappoint, as this is...