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Put that snack down you fools!

Evoluted New Media | Added: 3 Apr 2019

For all those that partake in the occasional lab-based munch, Dr Matthew Partridge has some gentle …

Quantum computer

Evoluted New Media | Added: 2 Apr 2019

A universal quantum computer will solve computational problems too vast to solve on a classical com…

Particle accelerator

Evoluted New Media | Added: 29 Mar 2019

A new particle accelerator could bring unforeseen scientific discoveries that support emerging tech…

‘Big' doesn't quite cover it

Evoluted New Media | Added: 29 Mar 2019

We are, I hardly need point out, living in a golden age of big data. It is completely changing the …

How science can inspire policy

Evoluted New Media | Added: 13 Mar 2019

The development of the Periodic Table is perhaps one of the finest feats of human ingenuity. In thi…

Oi you… leave that experiment alone!

Evoluted New Media | Added: 11 Mar 2019

Don’t go and get all grabby if your experiment is not working says Matthew Partridge… just wait it …

Spending a penny to battle pandemics

Evoluted New Media | Added: 11 Mar 2019

As the seat-belt light stubbornly refuses to go out, and the three G&Ts sunk even before the pilot …

Brexitium and the new science guidelines

Evoluted New Media | Added: 4 Mar 2019

With tongue rammed firmly in cheek Russ Swan casts the wryest of eyes over the omni-shambles of Bre…

Immigration post-Brexit: A scientific viewpoint

Evoluted New Media | Added: 26 Feb 2019

We have used many column inches in Lab News to talk about immigration, but rather than focusing on …

A word on Watson…

Evoluted New Media | Added: 20 Feb 2019

That a scientist who uncovered the very structure of the code of life should be called out on racis…

Picking your way through deadlines

Evoluted New Media | Added: 19 Feb 2019

When is a deadline really a deadline? It is a tricky skill to learn, but learn it you must… otherwi…

Crop crisis

Evoluted New Media | Added: 15 Feb 2019

Regardless of where you stand on the ethics of GM food, one thing is undeniable – a recent decision…

All aboard the space bus

Evoluted New Media | Added: 12 Feb 2019

This year could finally see mankind scratch that space-bound itch and develop commercial, manned sp…

An author, philosopher and mathematician walk into a bar…

Evoluted New Media | Added: 5 Feb 2019

Of all the unusual research we have covered over the years here on Science Lite – even we baulked a…

Here's to a scientific icon

Evoluted New Media | Added: 4 Feb 2019

The United Nations has designated 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table to celebrate…

Show us the money

Evoluted New Media | Added: 18 Jan 2019

In what is a turbulent political time, CaSE has been working to support the cross-party desire to i…

The human effect on biodiversity

Evoluted New Media | Added: 9 Jan 2019

The relationship between human activity and animal evolution is complex, but one thing we do know i…

Tough questions on ageing

Evoluted New Media | Added: 8 Jan 2019

There comes a time – and this must happen to everyone – when you suddenly notice you are old…or, at…

Addressing the helium shortage

Evoluted New Media | Added: 8 Jan 2019

The helium shortage, party balloons and a revolutionary energy source – all the perfect ingredients…

Seasonal kissing and unfortunate penguins

Evoluted New Media | Added: 7 Jan 2019

So that’s it then. That was the season to be jolly, and now the thick grey coat of January threaten…