Tags: Imperial College
Magazine feature, published online September 6th 2013 As the financial crisis in Europe continues, could Bitcoin be the solution to our economic woes? Before pounds and dollars, you could use solid gold in exchange for goods. There was a limited
Feature, July 1st 2013 Patenting human genetic sequences has been going on for decades, and has allowed biotech companies all over the world to monopolise the market for genetic testing. But, for better or worse, a the recent ruling of
Feature, June 7th 2013 The generally accepted scientific method goes something like this: a group of scientists get together and come up with a theory, they make predictions based on this theory, and then set up an experiment to test
Book review, July 29th 2013 Frankenstein’s Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech’s Brave New Beasts Emily Anthes Oneworld Publications (2013) Dolphins with prosthetic tails, spy beetles armed with robots, resurrected pets from frozen DNA… You name it, they’re doing it. Scientists
Magazine feature, May 24th 2013 When I met Fran Scott and picked small wooden splinters from her jumper, I could tell she wasn’t your ordinary science communicator. She develops scientific demonstration for various outlets including TV, radio and books. Simply
Review, October 16th 2012 This October marks the 21st birthday of the science communication masters at Imperial College, London. And what better way to celebrate that inviting students, old and new, to network, discuss and learn about engaging young people with
Feature, July 10th 2012 The way in which others see you is, more often than not, entirely different from the way you see yourself. Self-perception is largely dependent on your state of mind and how you compare yourself with others.