I,Science Issue 37: ‘Elements’ Out Now!

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I,Science Issue 36: ‘Taboo’ Out Now!

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I,Science Issue 35: ‘Other Worlds’ Out Now!

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Medical Magic in Mushrooms?

Ingredients in magic mushrooms may have profound therapeutic potential in the treatment of psychological disorders, but under current UK law, it’s almost impossible to study them. We ask Professor David Nutt where scientists can get their hands on some…

Top 10 masters of deception in the natural world

We humans know how to tell a white lie or two. But what about the rest of the natural world? Here we take a look at ten of the most intriguingly deceptive creatures on the planet.

Butterflies: nature’s smartest deceivers

Now that the Natural History Museum’s ‘Sensational Butterfly’ exhibition is open, we take a closer look at the butterfly’s deceptive tactics and probe into the world of camouflage.

The Placebo Effect: The mind’s ultimate deception

What is the placebo effect and could it resolve the antibiotic crisis? We explore the famed phenomenon that has mystified scientists since its discovery over 200 years ago.

Wooden skyscrapers and high rise farms – urban architecture at its weirdest

Wooden skyscrapers and high-rise city farms? Not as crazy an idea as you think – we look at architects predictions for the cities of the future

Down but not out

Awake in a coma – a nightmare which becomes reality for some. We investigate some of the technologies used by doctors to predict patient consciousness and survival following brain injury.

Q&A: Gareth Mitchell

What makes a good science communicator? In this Q&A, Gareth Mitchell talks about science communication and his work with radio, Imperial College, and the BBC.