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Neuralink Carries Out First Ever Human Clinical Trial Amid Raised Concerns Surrounding Potential Prior Protocol Violations. 

In a 9 minutes long live-stream, Noland Arbaugh, the first recipient of the neural implant made by the Brain-Computer interface company Neuralink was seen playing chess online by being able…

AI’s Secret Strain on the Planet

AI’s speculated revolution is becoming actualised at a breakneck pace. Big tech companies and industry leaders consistently tout such benefits of AI integration; indeed, AI’s potential offerings have never been…

Worth the Hype(rloop)?

The hyperloop concept proposes a revolutionary mode of transportation which aims to mitigate the resistance that regular vehicles are (quite literally) held back by. For this to be possible, air…

Wild Adaptations

PLATYPUS Written by: Hoithem L., Staff Writer Platypuses are one of nature’s most interesting creations, and are well-known for possessing unique features and abilities (One of them NOT being a…

Clouded Choices: Navigating Nature’s Rights & Mining in Ecuador

Let me transport you to the Choco-Andean region of South America, specifically to the protected forest of Los Cedros. The region is a haven for a plethora of species; it…

World Water Day 2024

In a world brimming with technological marvels and advancements, it is easy to overlook the most essential element for life: water. On 22 March, the world pauses to reflect on…

Ice Spy: Drones in Antarctica 

I spy with my little eye…nothing. No ice over miles and miles of ocean. Despite Antarctica being far away from those of us living in Sussex, climate change is an…

Shattering Silicon Ceilings

Celebrating Women in Tech for Women’s History Month Rana el Kaliouby Written by: Semhar (Semi) Tesfasgy, Editor in Chief Rana el Kaliouby is an incredible woman in tech who has…

The Search for Extraterrestrial Life

Psychologists categorise the human desire to seek further knowledge or eliminate uncertainty as epistemic curiosity, fuelling questions such as “Are we alone?“, “Is there life in the universe?” – two…

Clouded Choices: Navigating Nature’s Rights & Mining in Ecuador

Let me transport you to the Choco-Andean region of South America, specifically to the protected forest of Los Cedros. The region is a haven for a plethora of species, it…

2024, Get Lost in the World of Aurora

The wave-like greens weave and twist, with hints of pinks at their tips, dancing in the sky as an elegant and otherworldly celestial choreography. Sweeping and swaying, the lights then…

Vitamin D in Winter Wellness

Vitamins play a crucial role in maintaining good health and supporting efficient growth. Among these essential vitamins, vitamin D is particularly important for bone health, immune system support, and mental…

Operation Paperclip: Nazi Scientists Granted American Citizenship

Words by Lucy Colpitts You may be familiar with the Prime Video show, “Hunters”, starring Al Pacino and Logan Lerman, a seemingly fictional series following the lives of vigilante Nazi…

HeLa: The incredible woman behind our pioneering biological revelations

As I sat at home on my sofa mid-lockdown, having just finished the last page of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, I couldn’t quite believe what I had read.…

NASA’s Exciting new endeavour to Seek life on Mars.

Meet the six-wheeled, robotic vehicle at the forefront of space exploration and its task for finding extra- terrestrial life

The Science of Dreams.

Words by: Isaac Hallé For millennia humans have sought to understand the meaning of the visual auditory experiences which occur during sleep – otherwise known as dreams. The Ancient Egyptians…

The dark secrets of herbal remedies

Words by: Bethan Grimshaw Whether it’s tumeric tablets or rescue remedy, chances are you have used a so-called “herbal” or “alternative” remedy at some point. And chances are that you…

Is Quantum Supremacy really a step for tech-kind?

Google claims it has achieved "quantum supremacy" in a recently published paper.

Your God is Not My God: Evolution as Fact

Evolution. It is a scientific FACT. Not a ‘theory’. A theory in the scientific world is a specialist term to mean a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural…

Science Stunted?

Has the march of progress halted, or is that just a misconception? There are a lot of myths in the world of science and medicine. I often hear of complaints…