Do sabre-toothed tigers prowl university campuses?
By Kimberley Reid, Class of 2017 (Sabre-tooth tiger image credit James st. John via Flickr) Do sabre-toothed tigers lounge in empty lecture theatres? Have …
This building looks like a duck…and other facts about pareidolia
By Leslie Ng, Class of 2016 We’ve all experienced it before, and we can’t escape it. Whether it’s a building that looks like a duck, or …
To think or not to think?
By Po-Chen Liu, class of 2020. Visit Po-Chen’s LinkedIn and Website. Mind control, is real, well basically. In 2012, a paper published in the journal Nature by …
High Seas and Low Lands: The Netherlands and Coping with Life Under Sea Level
By Chayton Bouwmeester, class of 2020. With roughly a third of the country below average sea level, you can imagine why the Dutch might have an …
Zoonosis and the next pandemic: why hindsight must be 2020
By Calandra Grima, class of 2020. Image by James Wainscoat, via Unsplash (left); Image by Luke Jones, via Unsplash (right) From the Black Death, Spanish Influenza and HIV/AIDS, to SARS, Ebola, and …
A low-ranking monkey, or just blue balls?
By Sophia Giarrusso, class of 2020 (@GiarrussoSophia on Twitter) Vervet monkeys have small cute faces and bright blue testicles. Over the male’s lifetime, the blue colour …
Give it up for hand hygiene!
By Ekmini Ramanayaka Pathirannehelage, class of 2020. I think our hands have been feeling extra special over the past few months, don’t you? From Prime Minister Boris …
I dreamed a dream… and dreamed it again
By Jordy Grinpukel, Class of 2016 You race down the corridor, trying to avoid the milling crowds lining the hallway. Get out of the way! …
The Tea on Microplastics
By Kate Huckstep, class of 2019 Microplastics have been getting a lot of attention lately, as more and more of them are found in our oceans, rivers, …
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