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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 …

Has the 21st century really lived up to the hype?

Evoluted New Media | Added: 20 Mar 2018

After all the technological promises, has the 21st century really lived up to the hype? Russ Swan i…

Sunny solar stats

Evoluted New Media | Added: 14 Mar 2018

Work on ‘hot electrons’ could make for incredibly efficient solar panel technology (p32) – here are…

A verdant witness

Evoluted New Media | Added: 8 Mar 2018

How often, I wonder, does political tribalism meet geology? Not very, I'd imagine.

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A corvidian call to arms

Evoluted New Media | Added: 22 Feb 2018

There is little point in crafting a natty introduction to this piece. We have, surely, already lost…

Immigration policy must reflect needs of science

Evoluted New Media | Added: 14 Feb 2018

Of all the uncertainties of Brexit, the ability of companies and universities to continue to attrac…

Over REACHing chemical tests?

Evoluted New Media | Added: 9 Feb 2018

Unintended consequences of REACH legislation over the use of chemicals could mean a waste of time, …

Influenza

Evoluted New Media | Added: 7 Feb 2018

As this season's influenza outbreak proves to be the worst since 2009 we look at some sickness-stat…

Tump and the Moon

Evoluted New Media | Added: 6 Feb 2018

A rare lunar event, and Trump's State of the Union address – could there be a connection?

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Two tribes go to pour

Evoluted New Media | Added: 24 Jan 2018

Strange, is it not? The things which can inflame the imagination. For Newton, a falling apple was a…

The multi-tentacled admin beast

Evoluted New Media | Added: 22 Jan 2018

When it comes to starting in a new lab, there is one thing that needs to be considered above all ot…

Do we over promise when we popularise science?

Evoluted New Media | Added: 16 Jan 2018

Despite social media and blockbuster TV shows ramping up scientific curiosity in the masses, we sti…