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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Dog bites, cultured meat and progress in creating an artificial pancreas.
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.
On this weeks show: teenage drinking rates going down; mummy and daddy mice; frequency phobia; and massive magnetic fields.
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.
Why is palm oil production so unsustainable, and who’s to blame?
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.
A new positive energy office was opened on Swansea University’s Bay Campus.
Carbon nanotubes are thinner than a human hair, stronger than steel and incredibly light.
Most disasters are regional concerns, but some can have global effect: supervolcanos.
The Kingdom of Bhutan is making waves in the environmentalist world.
Bacteria are rapidly becoming resistant to medical interventions.
Have you ever paused to think about why you’re even doing all of this anyway?
How will the energy industry reach energy security at a time where the population is growing?
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.
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.
Scientists in China have cloned healthy macaque monkeys using the technique that cloned Dolly the sheep for the first time.
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.
As Issue 38 of I, Science comes out Tuesday December 5th, get a cheeky flavour of Success in this special promotional piece.
Vast numbers of human beings enjoy wine the planet over. But when exactly did we start producing this magical substance?
Should celebrities stick to their own lane, or get involved in politics and science?