I, Science issue 40 is now out!
As the 150th anniversary of the creation of the periodic table approaches, we should evaluate Dmitry Mendeleev as someone that transcended his legend.
A vaccine could be designed to cause the body’s own immune system to recognise and target the protein aggregates thought to underlie the symptoms of Alzheimer’s. Such approaches have been developed but all failed in high profile clinical trials. Why have these promising approaches not yet been successful?
The origin of the first antibiotic is a shade darker than the legends we are told in school.
Private tutoring means pupils from high-income families are more likely to get into grammar schools than equally bright pupils from low-income families.
We caught up with Ivan Oransky to talk science journalism, paper retractions, scientific misconduct and more.
Sculptures of gods and men joined in a stoic observance of this stranger from another time.
Into the vacuum of white light and silence rushed shape and sound once more.
Travel in time with the Truth Keepers as they right the purported misbeliefs of the past.
How do we ensure we can produce enough protein to feed everyone?
Following on from the great feedback we received for using reader artwork in previous issues, our Pictures Editor, Taryn Kalish, reached out to our readers again for their artistic input for our Summer 2018 issue, Endings. Below, we look at each piece more closely. We would like to thank all of our contributors for these wonderful […]
Most disasters are regional concerns, but some can have global effect: supervolcanos.
The Kingdom of Bhutan is making waves in the environmentalist world.
The cause of collapse of many societies of the past is complex.
Memories of the past glories survive in mankind minds.
In recent weeks anonymous campaigners calling themselves the Against Method Collective have been active around the Imperial College London campus.
Have you ever paused to think about why you’re even doing all of this anyway?
Have you ever dreamt about being immortal? The desire of humankind to become eternal has been observed for centuries.
Following on from the great feedback we received for using reader artwork in previous issues, our Pictures Editor, Taryn Kalish, reached out to our readers again for their artistic input for our Spring 2018 issue, Design. Below, we look at each piece more closely. We would like to thank all of our contributors for these wonderful […]
Overshadowed by the remains of dinosaurs and hominids, the Cambrian period fossils tell the story of a revolution in evolution that sheds light into our ultimate origins.
How will the energy industry reach energy security at a time where the population is growing?
History could have followed a far more harrowing path, were it not for a vital international agreement – the 1967 Outer Space Treaty.
Space exploration commands big budget and potentially few obvious benefits to the average person. So why do we still invest in it?
Thursday, 1st February 2018, didn’t come soon enough for some who took up the challenge of not drinking alcohol throughout January.
Despite a successful 2017, with reports of a genetically modified human embryo and vast improvements in machine learning, 2018 is poised to be even bigger.
There are plastics at play at much finer scales, invisible to our eyes, but no less harmful.
Black Mirror returned to our screens this Christmas with a new season of six episodes eager to script our nightmares and consume our conversations.
Ever since the moon landing Buzz Aldrin has become a household name. Let’s look back at his life.
Can seamlessly painless headers, which cause subconcussive injury leading to serious brain damage?
Science depends on international collaboration to prosper, only one of the many significant reasons for research collaboration after Brexit.