Being Mindful About Meditation

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 […]

The Voices Behind Science – Isabella Coales

I had a chat with Isabella 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 […]

I, Science news-11 November 2019

Your I, Science News Roundup this week covers a statement endorsed by 11,000 scientists about the implications of climate change, new fossil evidence causing us to rethink human evolution, and the first evidence of mammoth hunting pits. The ‘untold suffering’ that the climate crisis could cause A new statement, published in the journal Bioscience, supported […]

Cheap as Chips? Looking at Dame Sally Davies’ obesity report

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 Radio – 22 Oct 2018

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.

Mapping Mental Disorders

A new study by an international team of researchers published last Thursday in the journal Science has got one step closer to understanding the genetic component to mental illness.

What’s Next: Predicting the Top Scientific Breakthroughs of 2018

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.