Rachel Taylor, Author at Redbrick | University of Birmingham
Rachel Taylor
Sci & Tech Editor. Biological Sciences student. Keenly interested in the subjects of plant sciences and genetics.

Twitter: @Rachel_Taylor95

GM Crops: How secure are our major foods?

With an ever increasing world population food security is a growing problem, but GM crops could be the answer. Rachel Taylor gives her opinion.

Posted on 2nd April 2016

What Does Space Mean To Me?

Sci & Tech editor Rachel Taylor discusses her fascination with space, and explains why seeing Tim Peake begin his time on the International Space Station means so much to her.

Posted on 28th January 2016

Redbrick’s CES 2016 Wrap Up

The Consumer Electronics Show is famous for predicting the coming year's technology trends. Here are Redbrick's Sci & Tech team rounding up what will sink and what will swim in 2016.

Posted on 27th January 2016

First Flower Blooms In Space

The first flower to bloom in space has been revealed. Sci & Tech editor Rachel Taylor reports.

Posted on 24th January 2016

Birmingham’s Research Heroes

Sci & Tech editor, Rachel Taylor, explains the recently launched Birmingham Heroes campaign.

Posted on 8th December 2015

Water on Mars: So What?

Sci&Tech editor, Rachel Taylor, explains what's so exciting about the recent discovery of liquid water on Mars.

Posted on 9th October 2015


Sci & Tech editor, Rachel Taylor explains how the war in Syria has impacted biodiversity and endemic plant species, and how they can be saved.

Posted on 23rd September 2015

Gene Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis

With gene therapy for cystic fibrosis on its way, the outlook for sufferers is looking better than ever. Sci&Tech editor, Rachel Taylor reports.

Posted on 9th July 2015

How long will you live?

A new website by the Office for National Statistics lets you see how long you can expect to live, based on your gender and the year you were born, and even tells you the chance of making it to over 100.

Posted on 17th June 2015

Chimpanzee link causes back pain

Sci&Tech Editor, Rachel Taylor, reveals the truth behind lower back pain.

Posted on 7th May 2015

Do You Wash Every Day?

Our Sci&Tech Editor reveals the good, the bad and the ugly of our daily washing habits.

Posted on 12th March 2015

Use Your Sperm for Good

Sci&Tech Editor, Rachel Taylor, investigates the need for more sperm donors for the research programme between the Medical School and Birmingham Women's Hospital.

Posted on 23rd February 2015