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...
On Tuesday, October 8, a humpback whale that was previously spotted in the Thames was found dead by the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR).   The humpback, lovingly nicknamed Hessy, was a rare breed thought to have died due to...
This year marks 50 years since the Apollo 11 mission, but what is the future of human spaceflight over the next ten years?  This talk, chaired by journalist Richard Hollingham, included a panel of guests all with different backgrounds in...
‘Our Plastic Planet?’ was hosted by Lizzie Daly, a wildlife biologist with a particular passion for the oceans. Her interactive presentation began with the cold truth: the entire ocean is now polluted with plastic. Every second 20,000 plastic bottles...