The Badger Reviews: Derry Girls
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The Badger Reviews: Derry Girls

Sophie Coppenhall - February 22, 2018
Three blind mice and a human with lung cancer
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Three blind mice and a human with lung cancer

Kate Dearling - December 2, 2016

Researchers at the Salk Institute California have successfully used the CRISPR technique to edit faulty genes in adult cells. Previously it had only been possible to use…

Bottles irresistible to sea birds
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Bottles irresistible to sea birds

Kate Dearling - December 1, 2016

Seabirds are more likely to ingest plastic because it emits an odour similar to krill digesting algae. Everyday 15000 pieces of plastic are dumped in the ocean.…

SpaceX spaced out
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SpaceX spaced out

Duncan Michie - November 30, 2016

SpaceX looks for permission to launch a 4,425 satellite in order to install high speed internet across the world. Elon Musk first announced his initial plan back…

Real men… drop out of drug trials
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Real men… drop out of drug trials

Kate Dearling - November 29, 2016

A clinical trial was stopped because an independent safety committee deemed that the risks of the study outweighed the benefits. Normally this would be seen as good…

Mathematics to fight bushfires
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Mathematics to fight bushfires

Duncan Michie - November 25, 2016

Eduard Campillo-Funollet Recent advances in mathematical modelling and simulation could help to predict the behaviour of bushfires. The new techniques shed light on surprising phenomena such as…

Millennials work as hard as the rest
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Millennials work as hard as the rest

Kate Dearling - November 24, 2016

I am writing this article at 8:30pm on a Sunday evening, having spent my entire weekend sat at my desk revising for an exam – I am…

A trip to space: an unforgettable experience?
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A trip to space: an unforgettable experience?

Kate Dearling - November 23, 2016

A recent study has warned that astronauts on missions to Mars could develop dementia as a result of cosmic radiation. Scientists at the University of California found…

Keep an eye on the police
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Keep an eye on the police

Kate Dearling - November 23, 2016

A research group at the University of Cambridge has found that providing police officers with body-worn reduces complaints against the police. What would you do if the…

The Hinkley Conundrum
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The Hinkley Conundrum

Kate Dearling - November 23, 2016

It will cost billions to build, the technology isn’t sound and there are cheaper, safer alternatives yet we’re still going ahead with Hinkley point C. The government…

Gonorrhoea can be incurable, pay attention
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Gonorrhoea can be incurable, pay attention

Kate Dearling - November 22, 2016

On the 21st September The United Nations General Assembly held a meeting on the issue of antibiotic resistance and it’s not a moment too soon. Imagine a…

It’s the end of the world as we know it
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It’s the end of the world as we know it

Duncan Michie - November 21, 2016

A recent study along with Trump’s platform for the 2016 election means it’s pretty much game over in the fight to save ourselves A new study has…

Dirty Air Kills 9000 Londoners
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Dirty Air Kills 9000 Londoners

Charlotte Tuxworth-Holden - November 15, 2016

Air pollution is beginning to creep into the national consciousness. The problem has been recognised worldwide for many years, but - as is often the case with…

Wires Can Do Your Job Better Than You
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Wires Can Do Your Job Better Than You

Luke Richards - November 15, 2016

Recent statements on Artificial intelligence (AI) from governments around the world have speculated on ways the technology could drastically change the world of work. It could happen…

Catching Poachers is all Fun and Games
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Catching Poachers is all Fun and Games

Kate Dearling - November 10, 2016

Poaching has been a threat for many years but the situation is now so critical that elephants and rhinos may become extinct within our lifetime. The population…

Ross Sea is safe, for now
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Ross Sea is safe, for now

Charlotte Tuxworth-Holden - November 8, 2016

In this globalised world, regions untouched by humanity and the problems we bring are fast diminishing. Like many of the world’s problems, climate change is a vast…

Heathrow’s run away problem
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Heathrow’s run away problem

Duncan Michie - November 8, 2016

The government has given the greenlight for the airport’s third runway Six and a half years ago a new coalition consisting of conservatives and liberals crushed Labour’s…

Negative Emission: Panacea or Curse?
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Negative Emission: Panacea or Curse?

Duncan Michie - November 2, 2016

Author: Eduard Campillo-Funollet Overconfidence in the new negative emission technologies could lead to a catastrophic increase in carbon emissions, according to a paper published in Science in October.…

Alzheimer’s Disease soon to be a forgotten memory?
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Alzheimer’s Disease soon to be a forgotten memory?

Duncan Michie - November 2, 2016

Author: Hannah Richards Researcher led by Dr Ashe at University of Minnesota have reversed Alzheimer’s Disease in mice- a breakthrough that brings us closer to a cure.…

The Great Barrier Grief
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The Great Barrier Grief

Sophie Clark - November 2, 2016

David Bowie, Alan Rickman, Terry Wogan, Britain’s relationship with the EU, to name but a few: 2016 has been a year full of painful losses thus far,…

A Coffee a Day Keeps Dementia Away
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A Coffee a Day Keeps Dementia Away

Duncan Michie - November 2, 2016

Hannah Richards High caffeine intake in older women is associated with reduced odds of developing dementia or other cognitive impairments, according to the results of a recent…