Anti-Ageing… Again
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Anti-Ageing… Again

Daniel Simmonds - October 24, 2017

Will we ever defeat death? No. But we're doing our damnedest. Over the past... history of man-kind, there have been treatments for anti-ageing. From primitive routes such as…

23andMe to develop designer drugs
Science & Technology
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Science & Technology
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23andMe to develop designer drugs

The Badger - March 28, 2015

Controversial genetic testing company 23andMe announced this month that they intend to create drugs from spit samples. Whilst this sounds gross on the surface, the area of…

Science & Technology
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Full body transplants: What are the ethical concerns?

The Badger - March 20, 2015

You would feel uncomfortable if your face is ‘photoshopped’ onto someone else’s body. How about if you wake up one day and found your head stuck onto…

Are we really two years from full body transplants?
Science & Technology
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Science & Technology
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Are we really two years from full body transplants?

The Badger - March 12, 2015

“While there’s life, there’s hope”. The famous quote by Stephen Hawking, adopted in The Theory of Everything which won the 87th Oscars last month, is always a…

Research suggests brains can control wheelchairs
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Science & Technology
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Research suggests brains can control wheelchairs

The Badger - March 12, 2015

Best known for having created a full body robotic suit which helped a paralysed man to kick off the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, the neuroscientist…

Nerd Nite Review: February 2015
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Science & Technology
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Nerd Nite Review: February 2015

The Badger - March 6, 2015

This month, hosted at Komedia, a larger and rather upgraded venue than the usual gathering area, Nerd Nite featured a SciFest Special. Nerd Nite, featuring nerdy science,…

The facts behind DIY genetic testing kits
Science & Technology
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Science & Technology
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The facts behind DIY genetic testing kits

The Badger - March 5, 2015

Self-testing for illnesses has been a growing trend, with an array of DIY kits for sale online and in pharmacies over the past 10 years. These tests…

Research suggests RNA molecules are life’s engineers
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Science & Technology
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Research suggests RNA molecules are life’s engineers

The Badger - March 4, 2015

At the very foundation of modern biology lies the idea that the majority of genes encoded in DNA are transcribed into smaller RNA molecules which are then…

De-Extinction: A Recipe for Resurrection
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Science & Technology
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De-Extinction: A Recipe for Resurrection

The Badger - March 3, 2015

De-extinction; the term given to the notion of bringing vanished species back to life. The concept has been hovering between reality and science fiction for more then…

The biology of us – Part 2: The growing stage
Science & Technology
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Science & Technology
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The biology of us – Part 2: The growing stage

The Badger - February 26, 2015

Have you ever wondered why the human body is shaped the way it is? The answer goes back to when a fertilised egg was growing in the…

A lowdown on the ‘three-parent babies’ debate
Science & Technology
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Science & Technology
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A lowdown on the ‘three-parent babies’ debate

The Badger - February 20, 2015

On February 3, MPs voted in favour of changing the law on a controversial IVF technique to create babies with ‘three parents’. The new law will allow…

Scientists aim to solve the problem of aging
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Science & Technology
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Scientists aim to solve the problem of aging

The Badger - February 19, 2015

Many Doctor Who fans will remember the somewhat strange image of The Face of Boe who, and I hope I am not revealing any spoilers for readers,…

The biology of us – Part 1: The beginning
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Science & Technology
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The biology of us – Part 1: The beginning

The Badger - February 9, 2015

Did you know, the one fertilised egg cell we begin life as goes on to form around 100 trillion cells, producing people like you and me? That’s…

Nerd Nite: Science Festival Preview
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Science & Technology
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Nerd Nite: Science Festival Preview

The Badger - February 9, 2015

Music, cake, laughter, quizzes and nerdy science talks - yes, you guessed it. It’s time for this month’s Nerd Nite. As you most probably know, Nerd Nite…

The Five Year Production Line – Life as a medical student  Pt. 4
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Science & Technology
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The Five Year Production Line – Life as a medical student Pt. 4

The Badger - February 6, 2015

Work hard play hard. Fully accepting the consequences of a heavy night out, Adira lays across her bed, eagerly anticipating the arrival of her mother to collect…

Research suggests cancer can be caused by ‘bad luck’
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Science & Technology
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Research suggests cancer can be caused by ‘bad luck’

The Badger - February 4, 2015

‘Most cancers are caused by bad luck’; the title that has featured in headlines recently. Many news articles have claimed that the risk of getting cancer is…

The season is changing, Winter is coming; Sad or S.A.D?
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Science & Technology
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The season is changing, Winter is coming; Sad or S.A.D?

The Badger - December 7, 2014

The days are shorter, the wind is tougher, the rain is heavier, and the cold is crisper. Let’s face it; winter is on its way. However there…

Nerd Nite: November 2014 Review
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Science & Technology
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Nerd Nite: November 2014 Review

The Badger - December 6, 2014

Editor's note: Nerd Nite Brighton is a monthly event promising to bring you three 'nerdy' talks. Previous talks have ranged from how ants work out how to…

One small step forward for space travel, two giant crashes back
Science & Technology
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Science & Technology
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One small step forward for space travel, two giant crashes back

The Badger - December 4, 2014

Last month saw two tragic incidents plague the commercial spaceflight industry. The first was Antares, an unmanned rocket sending supplies to the ISS, which exploded shortly after…

The Five Year Production Line – Life as a medical student Pt. 4
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News
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The Five Year Production Line – Life as a medical student Pt. 4

The Badger - November 28, 2014

The weeks are now tumbling by the wayside, shooting past at a speed that shows absolutely no regard for our need to settle down in our own…