Polling is one of the most used ways to gauge the feelings or opinions of a large group of people. It’s been used for centuries. According to the book Proofiness, by Charles Seife, the first polling, or at least first political polling “was conducted by the Pennsylvanian, a Harrisburg newspaper, in July 1824” (93). […]
The second part of an in depth analysis about bone growth and regeneration.
An in depth look at how bones regenerate
Here we focus on the connection between drinking and anxiety
Meet Grace Barker, a PhD student looking at our microbiome and bacteria
Go behind the scenes of University Challenge.
Meet this year’s University Challenge Winners
Do we really trust scientists as much as we should? Find out in this article.
Dr. Singh describes termite architecture at an Imperial Late
The truth behind antibiotic research
Content Warning: Please note this article contains discussions about mental health. While we take every care to ensure accuracy within our articles, the author isn’t a licensed medical professional. Feeling like nothing’s changed after the harsh reality of exam season and the ‘most depressing month of the year’? You may be considering meditation as a […]
Is our DNA really safe from investigators if we submit to companies like 23andMe?
The 44th Issue of I,Science Magazine is here! We focus on energy, from energy crises to mental health.
I had a chat with Isabelle Coales, a third year PhD student at Imperial College London (ICL). Her work uses metabolomics (large-scale study of the metabolic products of cells) and transcriptomics (the study of the RNA transcripts that are produced from DNA and encode proteins) to investigate sex differences in myeloid cells. Other cells she […]
Why Dame Sally Davies’ suggestions won’t satiate our public health crisis Amongst the political drama of Brexit, a barely functioning government, resurgence in climate change activism and a dozen other issues that I can’t list, a new government report about how to curtail childhood obesity will likely not have made your radar. In these turbulent […]
I, Science issue 43 is now out!
A break-through in understanding Solar panel efficiencies by a PhD student will drive costs down in green energy
Step aside Brexit, let me introduce you to your new worst nightmare: Fusarium xylarioides.
I, Science News Editor Madeleine Openshaw talks with Robert Winston about his upbringing, career and the reason he went into science communication.
HIV Cure or Treatment. What is the difference?
I, Science issue 42 is now out!
One of NASA’s most successful endeavours comes to an end.
Living with and without the cerebellum
Issue 41: Earth – Artwork
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.