Monika Petrova Yordanova How many times have you heard people claim that the next generation is doomed because of us, or that we need to be more mindful of our environmental impact because… polar bears? I am not saying that having a globalist attitude to climate change is necessarily a bad thing, or that thinking about the future of the planet is problematic. It isn’t, but the problem we are facing is not one that we can expect to become an issue somewhere in the distant future. It is not a problem that is spatially separated by us either. This … Continue reading Climate change here and now
–Eleanor Dixon Is Gaming Really Good For You? In 2014, consumers spent $22.4 billion on the computer and video game industry. In 2015, the UK games industry was worth £4.2 billion. An estimated 36.4 million people play video and computer … Continue reading Is Gaming Really Good For You?
–Aksa Ali The health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has proposed plans to increase the number of junior doctor training posts by 25%. In numbers, that is an increase from 6,000 to 7,500 doctors. The expansion plans aim to decrease the dependence … Continue reading Medical News: Jeremy Hunt, Has Proposed Plans To Increase The Number Of Junior Doctor Training Posts By 25%
–Polly Curtin Apparently it’s not just humans who turn to alcohol for some reconciliation when rejected by the opposite sex! But male fruit flies indeed too, like to drink away their problems. Results of a study by Shohat-Ophir et al … Continue reading Male Fruit Flies Turn To The Bottle To Cope With Rejection
It’s a new year at Royal Holloway, and The Scientists’ Scribe has a brand new look! Welcome Week is well underway and our editorial team has had their work cut out getting to all the Freshers’ events and promoting the Scribe. We’re aiming to expand significantly this year, and the launch of this website is just a small part of it. We’re on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat, and we’ll continue to produce the paper magazine. The Bourne Foyer has had a facelift over the summer and the Scribe’s new look is going to reflect the cutting-edge research and education in the department. … Continue reading Welcome To Our New Website!
Over the hills and far away, deep down in the backwoods of the Bourne Building, Monday to Friday, 9am-4pm, teletubbies come out to play – except this time the tubby custard is a pile of lab reports, and the teletubbies are our academic guardian angels, the glorious women behind the inner workings of the teaching office – Nikki Moss and Mel Kiukkanen. The Scientists’ Scribe popped in for a chat; and here is what they had to say. SS: Describe yourself in three words. MK: Enthusiastic, Determined and Organized. NM: Enthusiastic, Kind and Reliable SS: When did you first arrive at Royal Holloway, could you … Continue reading INTERVIEW: The Glorious Women of the SBS’ Teaching Office
Emma Keogh, Biology & Psychology 3rd Year Many females in Britain are well aware of the benefits of the contraceptive pill, the most important being the inhibition of their ovulation, which in essence causes temporary infertility. These little pills have been riding on our shelves … Continue reading Oral Contraceptives. Ever used one?
An Introduction by Professor Alan Gange “A Shot of Vodka a Day Keeps the Doctor Away” – Or So He Thinks E-Cigarettes – What’s The Harm? Heard of Ebola Yet? BSc, MSC & PhD – Royal Holloway Has Given Me It All Midst the Ill in Sri Lanka Misconceptions on the Origin of Depression Continue reading Issue 1