Recreational Drugs Affect Females More

Creature Feature: Narwhal

Napping vs. Cramming

A Look at oSTEM: Out as LGBT+ in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

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    Recreational Drugs Affect Females More

    As the numbers of young people taking MDMA continually rise, new research shows that females may be more at risk than males. James Pettit investigates

    Written by James Pettit on 14th December 2016

    CREATURE FEATURE

    Creature Feature: Narwhal

    Often dubbed as the “unicorn of the ocean”, the Narwhal is an extremely rare and fascinating whale, with a prehistoric tusk that resembles something from a fairytale. Ellen Daugherty reports

    Written by Ellen Daugherty on 12th December 2016

    SCIENCE

    Napping vs. Cramming

    New evidence shows that napping just before an exam is more useful than last-minute revision. Kara Watson reports

    Written by Kara Watson on 12th December 2016

    FEATURES

    A Look at oSTEM: Out as LGBT+ in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

    Tatiana Zhelezniakova looks into oSTEM, an exciting initiative created to connect the LGBT and scientific communities

    Written by Tatiana Zhelezniakova on 10th December 2016

    MODUALL

    moduall: Is Apple Rotting?

    The second instalment of moduall, our technology column, discussing the hype around Apple and whether it's really the best way to go

    Written by Mason Cusack on 10th December 2016

    FEATURES

    Event Review: Life Sciences in Six

    Joanna Chustecki reviews the slick, smart event that highlighted just some of the University’s most important Life Sciences research on 22nd November

    Written by Redbrick on 7th December 2016

    FEATURES

    Wondering Why Old Joe Was Red?

    On Thursday 1st December, Old Joe lit up red to acknowledge World AIDS day. Rachel Kahn reports

    Written by Rachel Kahn on 7th December 2016

    SCIENCE

    New Zika Therapy has Potential to Protect Developing Foetus

    A recent breakthrough reveals that there may be a way to protect babies in the womb from the harmful effects of Zika. Mia Iyer reports

    Written by Redbrick on 25th November 2016

    CREATURE FEATURE

    Creature Feature: The Platypus

    This week is the well-known platypus, a seemingly mix-and-match of different animal body parts. In reality, an interesting life history has led to this mammal having such obscure features. Ellen Daugherty reports

    Written by Ellen Daugherty on 25th November 2016

    FEATURES

    Carbon Dioxide Concentrations Signal the Dawn of the Anthropocene

    James Pettit investigates how a milestone for atmospheric pollution coincides with the classification of a new geological epoch

    Written by James Pettit on 23rd November 2016

    SLIDER (TECH)

    Top 5: Amazing Animal Events

    The spectacular Planet Earth 2 has the nation captivated by natural events, and in light of this our editor, Kara Watson, counts down her top 5 animal events

    Written by Kara Watson on 23rd November 2016

    APPS

    Siri, Am I Sick?

    There really is an app for everything. James Van Hear reports on a new app used for speedy diagnosis

    Written by Redbrick on 23rd November 2016
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