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Time to reconcile science and philosophy

Added: 4 Nov 2019

Despite close historical ties, philosophy and science have had a bumpy relationship in the modern e…

More power to you

Added: 28 Oct 2019

Our need for battery power is insatiable and current lithium-ion anode technology just won’t cut it…

Reproducibility comes as standard (part 2)

Added: 5 Aug 2019

Science's reproducibility crisis is a big challenge and one that needs to be overcome quickly. In t…

Reproducibility comes as standard (part 1)

Added: 29 Jul 2019

Science's reproducibility crisis is a big challenge and one that needs to be overcome quickly. In t…

The quest to go quantum

qUTJSc.cdqhpmm qUTJSc.cdqhpmm | Added: 1 Apr 2019

Dotted around the UK, scientists are slowly but surely turning quantum research into commercial pro…

Chewing the fat

qUTJSc.cdqhpmm qUTJSc.cdqhpmm | Added: 16 Jul 2018

Having already reached epidemic levels, the search for pharmaceutical approaches to tackle obesity …

Some like it hot

qUTJSc.cdqhpmm qUTJSc.cdqhpmm | Added: 16 Mar 2018

The problem of ‘hot electrons’ mean that photovoltaic cells only harvest part of the sunlight they …

Time to go at full charge?

qUTJSc.cdqhpmm qUTJSc.cdqhpmm | Added: 19 Feb 2018

Li-ion batteries rule the world of mobile devices, however, they are far from perfect. To fully und…