Reports of internet-related medical conditions are on the rise. From cyberchondria to cyber hoarding, many of these techno-age disorders are thought to be digital versions of analogue conditions. Whilst most internet usage is not dangerous to health, specialists are...
EDF Energy and China General Nuclear Power Corporation have reached an agreement to build a new nuclear reactor at Hinkley Point, Somerset. The plant at is expected to be generating electricity by 2025 and will power six million homes. EDF...
It’s difficult to decide if we should be shaking with fear or hunger, but the truth is this: Quagga mussels could soon be coming to the Broads. Quagga mussels are an invasive species, so environmentalists are worried. Even a...
Mabon Elis looks at new research which suggests that grasshopper mice are developing an immunity to scorpion venom.
On October 25, Dr Zoe Waller, Senior Lecturer in Chemical Biology at the UEA School of Pharmacy, gave a talk at Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form. Dr Waller’s research focuses on alternative DNA structures. The talk, called “The Changing...
Ian Roberts comments on the reality of sci-fi skeletons and super-strength.