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.
Round up of this week’s news: Genetically edited babies; genetic map of cannabis; and the landing of InSight on Mars.
On this week’s show: Can we share science; Allegations against Neil Degrasse Tyson; and Sleep and Circadian Rhythms
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?
Round up of this week’s news: First plane with no moving parts; possible treatment for Alzheimer’s disease; life expectancy declining; and new report on US climate change.
On this week’s show: the process of death; dealing with our digital estate; euthanasia; procrastination, and our bucket lists.
Last week, the I Science Culture Club went to the Wellcome Collection to explore their permanent galleries as well as their temporary exhibition: Living With Buildings.
This week: the I, Science Culture Club goes to the Royal Academy of Arts to see drawings by two Austrian painters, Schiele and Klimt.
This week, the I, Science Culture Club goes on a journey through time to the Pacific at the Oceania exhibition.
The origin of the first antibiotic is a shade darker than the legends we are told in school.
On this week’s show: Changes to the kilogram; test tube ‘fake’ meat; Elon Musk’s Hyperloop; blood recycling; micro-living; mini-brains; and the future of species on Earth.
Round up of this weeks news: Extinction Rebellion demonstration on London bridges over concern for climate crisis; “flushable” wet wipes are not actually flushable; and kilogram now defined in terms of electric current.
Introducing I, Science Culture Club! Listen to this week’s radio interview with our News Editor, Madeleine.
On this week’s show, we explored the implications of the banned Iceland Christmas advert, Imperial College’s groundbreaking space exploration and some blue-sky scientists’ research – growing cells in a lab, which could create life.
Round-up of this week’s news: New BBC series “Dynasties”; omega-3 fish oils and vitamin D supplements do not prevent heart attacks; and earliest known painting of an animal found in Borneo.
Round-up of this week’s news: spinal cord implants used to treat paralysis; children’s climate lawsuit to progress; and scientist to feature on new £50 note.
On this week’s show: Gunpowder plot of 1605; Chernobyl disaster and nuclear power; Unusual heatwave in North East Asia; and an earthquake predicted to destroy North West America.
In our interview with Professor Malamud, we discussed his paper on how human interactions with the environment can unintentionally create natural hazards, such as landslides, earthquakes, and floods.
On this week’s show: transhumanism, post humanism and grinders.
On this weeks show: an interview with the I, Science co-editor; the Imperial Late Greenovate Festival; the Purple Earth Hypothesis; and the conservation efforts paradox.
Round up of this weeks news: Beplicolombo heads to Mercury; radiotherapy used to treat prostate cancer; and wooly mammoth and rhino bones found by road workers.
On this weeks show: teenage drinking rates going down; mummy and daddy mice; frequency phobia; and massive magnetic fields.
This week: Soyuz spacecraft failure; fracking resumes in the UK; and mice with two mothers.
On this weeks show: the IGCC report on climate change; Dr Strickland’s rejected Wikipedia page; peer review gone wrong; and rewilding projects in Scotland. Join us for some lighthearted conversations about science.
Our first live radio show of the year was great fun talking about zombie ants, lying, bees, and the Nobel and Ig Nobel prizes. Join us for some lighthearted conversations about science.
Private tutoring means pupils from high-income families are more likely to get into grammar schools than equally bright pupils from low-income families.
A recent study applies artificial intelligence to imaging analysis of CT brain scans.
We caught up with Ivan Oransky to talk science journalism, paper retractions, scientific misconduct and more.