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How to talk to your experiments

Evoluted New Media | Added: 13 Aug 2018

Troubled by experimental errors? It’ll definitely be down to pesky equipment and there is only one …

A nation in space, or insane?

Evoluted New Media | Added: 3 Aug 2018

A space-bound utopia or bizarre ego trip from a millionaire scientist? Russ Swan fails to get to th…

Evidence week, or weak?

Evoluted New Media | Added: 16 Jul 2018

The tail end of June saw Parliament’s first ‘Evidence Week’ - important, sure, but isn’t this head …

A big boat and some excessive capitals

Evoluted New Media | Added: 2 Jul 2018

Fuel giant Shell says this month will see the successful implementation of a project that they hope…

The great conference call checklist

Evoluted New Media | Added: 27 Jun 2018

To travel is to be free. It is to seek out like-minded scientists and share in their expertise… unl…

Consensus and conspiracy

Evoluted New Media | Added: 14 Jun 2018

Time, I think, to talk about scientific consensus. It is a tricky beast – sometimes friend, sometim…

FOI request draws government on STEM immigration problems

Evoluted New Media | Added: 14 Jun 2018

An FOI request reveals the number of visa application refusals affecting STEM

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Democracy is dead, long live scientific sentimentocracy

Evoluted New Media | Added: 7 Jun 2018

As political unrest spills across the globe, could science have the answer? Democracy is dead, long…

Is it time for science embrace coffee shop culture?

Evoluted New Media | Added: 22 May 2018

Cheap, sociable and a brilliant source of delicious beverages – Matthew Partridge ponders the possi…

Government must work hard to meet its research and development target

Evoluted New Media | Added: 21 May 2018

When it comes to investment in science - Government don't have a plan to reach their own targets...…

The importance of green chemistry

Evoluted New Media | Added: 15 May 2018

Green chemistry has had an incredible impact over the last 20 years – here are some stats showing j…

Holiday season brings volcanic dreams

Evoluted New Media | Added: 8 May 2018

For goodness sake - can't science and engineering give us a holiday in paradise without the Earth t…

Pound of flesh

Evoluted New Media | Added: 8 May 2018

In light of the recent report from Goldman Sachs suggesting medical success is bad business, Russ S…

Tick-tock, tick-tock

Evoluted New Media | Added: 3 May 2018

How long, do you think, we will be doing science? It is now impossible to ignore the fact that the …

At the risk of being an idiot

Evoluted New Media | Added: 23 Apr 2018

Time for the Science lite desk to admit, as much as it might pain us, that we are idiots.

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Are scientists part of the plastic problem?

Evoluted New Media | Added: 18 Apr 2018

Single-use consumables are rapidly becoming the norm in many laboratories ­– so how are we to addre…

An immigration system that supports science

Evoluted New Media | Added: 9 Apr 2018

In recent months, UK employers have encountered issues with recruiting staff from outside of the EU…

Cliche and chemical weapons

Evoluted New Media | Added: 6 Apr 2018

As the sorry tale of a former Russian double agent and his daughter escalates, once again chemistry…

The sense of touch is incredibly important

Evoluted New Media | Added: 5 Apr 2018

Incredible work on the neurobiology of touch means we are on the road to rewiring the sense in para…

On the age-old question of polishing a turd...

Evoluted New Media | Added: 27 Mar 2018

You can’t, the saying goes, polish a turd. Possibly not – but you can increase the market value of …