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.

Massive object discovered hiding behind the Milky Way

A newly discovered galaxy supercluster is believed to be one of the largest known structures in the Universe, containing between 1,000 to 10,000 trillion stars.