December 6, 2021

I, Science

The science magazine of Imperial College

Blog archive

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From the films Armageddon and Melancholia to hypotheses about the demise of the dinosaurs, asteroids are regularly thought of as deadly objects...

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“Nobody is dead until they’re warm and dead”. This old Norwegian saying saved the life of 29-year-old trainee doctor, Anna...

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If our cells did what they wanted to, we would double in size about every hour and be spherical. We’re...

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Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva. Fabry’s disease. Alkaptonuria. Ever heard of these diseases? You’re probably shaking your head. That’s because they’re rare....

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Many hearing aids work by simply amplifying incoming sound and relaying it into the ears of the person hard of...

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The most well-known scientific fact is that nothing can travel faster than the speed of light, c, which at 3x108m/s...

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Words can be hurtful things, whether in your head, or whispered through a rolled up paper... I recall being a...

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Coral reefs are said to be among the world’s most beautiful locations. They rival tropical rainforests for their biodiversity. But...