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  Whilst the many dangers of fracking have been known for a while, such as air contamination and the pollution of groundwater, the oil-industries gung-ho attitude to environmental issues has fomented...

On February 23rd SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft successfully delivered 5,500 pounds of cargo to the International Space Station. This was not the first time that the private space company had achieved this...

Well it was bound to happen sooner or later. Apparently, browned toast and crispy roast potatoes are a potential cancer risk. Maybe the deeper implications of this are that everything is a potential cancer...

I am not a huge personal fan of politics, getting into the SciTech section but as science is inevitably bound up with politics to some extent, particularly in the apportioning of research grants, I suppose...

  A lot has happened since the conference began which may affect the outcomes, not least the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States. There had been the expectation that Hillary...

No, this has nothing to do with numerology, but instead has to do with the ways in which strains of flu change and imprint people over the years. This process has been going on forever although it has...

  It was set to appear in our skies on the 14th of November and to be the biggest and brightest supermoon since January 26th 1948. Unfortunately for most of us in the southwest it didn’t live up...

This isn’t strictly true. I spend the bare minimum amount of time studying so that I can pass my first year, and the Internet takes up the rest. I wouldn’t say that I’m an especially lazy student...

I didn’t want the main focus of this article to be about physics but certainly the biggest surprise in the Nobel prizes this year is that the LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory)...

  The treatment has been around for years, it’s received plenty of funding, but as it is, stem cells have failed to enter the mainstream of clinical practice in the UK and the United States. The...