On Monday 4 November, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the USA will be formally withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement. This makes the USA the first country to ever attempt to exit the accord. President Trump...
In the midst of South Africa’s World Cup successes, it is perhaps less widely known that the country is also facing its worst drought in living memory. The country has taken up various emergency measures and is declaring several...
It is currently widely accepted that both space and time started with the Big Bang. The universe started as a small singularity that was infinitely dense and has continuously expanded since. This can be evidenced by an observed pattern...
Mammoths have captured the fascination of countless scientists along the years. There is a strong sense of mystery attached to their image: herds walking almost silently through the unforgiving freezing winds and storms of the ice age and yet...
There is an average of 6,270 people waiting for an organ transplant in the UK. Across the last 10 years, 6,000 people, including 270 children, have died before receiving the transplant needed to save their lives.  From spring 2020, all...
On October 19th, Giles Yeo, a Professor of Cambridge University who specialises in the science of diets and weight loss, presented his research in a talk at the Forum. The delivery of which, as well as being informative, was...