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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…

New Year tips for last minute presentations

Evoluted New Media | Added: 7 Jan 2019

Forget that resolution to start completing tasks well in advance just get really good at doing th…

Reaching the Government’s R&D target

Evoluted New Media | Added: 18 Dec 2018

In the 2017 General Election campaign, the Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Democrats all made…

A strange sequence of events

Evoluted New Media | Added: 12 Dec 2018

An enigmatic interstellar visitor, a grand failure of our space-based instruments and ever-gatherin…

Science is a very human endeavor

Evoluted New Media | Added: 6 Dec 2018

Scientists are a hard working bunch. Very hard working in fact – but even you need time to consider…

Clowning around with cynicism

Evoluted New Media | Added: 29 Nov 2018

Cynicism is no stranger to us here on the Science light desk. Indeed it has become a close and valu…

Split the difference

Evoluted New Media | Added: 22 Nov 2018

Our brains can integrate left and right functions... so why can't our society do the same?

Influenza epidemic

Evoluted New Media | Added: 12 Nov 2018

We are overdue an influenza epidemic and the hunt is on for a universal flue vaccine. Here we look …

Matter and antimatter

Evoluted New Media | Added: 8 Nov 2018

While a well-honed scientific theory can cut through to reveal clarity, dig deeper and the facade s…