–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 Shazia Ali-Webber has been leading a campaign against pollution in the city. She, like any parent, is concerned about the pollution that is present in London and the effect this is having on her young children. The … Continue reading Smog off pollution!
–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 Certain regions upon this earth are so cruel that any species which survives in such areas gains a profound status. To even exist in such areas is an accomplishment, but when a species thrives, such a creature … Continue reading Buddhism, The Savior To Saving Snow Leopards?
-Elliott Lloyd Livestock need drugs to maintain a high food production. Their rearing at high densities create perfect conditions for the spread of disease-causing microbes and parasites that need to be combated using drugs. However there are many negative consequences … Continue reading Livestock On Drugs
-Bariya Malik One of the most intricate things found in nature is the brain, and although scientists have been scrutinizing for years on end, the enigmas that the brain presents are far from being unravelled. The brain is the principal … Continue reading Worried About Anxiety?
-Aksa Ali Antibiotics are used to treat bacterial infections and they are considered as the revolution of the second half of the twentieth century. The first antibiotic, penicillin, was discovered unintentionally by Alexander Fleming in 1928. They do not, however, … Continue reading Antibiotic Resistance: A Threat As Real As Any Other
-Katy Waters My time at Royal Holloway is now coming to an end and on July 12th my student status will have evolved into that of a zoology graduate. If I could go back in time to 3 years ago, … Continue reading A Few Cheeky Cheats For Zoology Undergrads
-Jaskaran Dhillon Nine years after the Human Genome Project, 25 leading synthetic biologists, including a few from the original project, have decided to now create an entire genome from scratch. The project, known as the Human Genome Project–Write (HGP-write), first generated interest at a talk at Harvard medical school in Boston. … Continue reading Creating A Genome
-Antony Ho Would you feel comfortable with the idea of voluntarily exploding your entire body on the off chance that by doing so you would be able to protect your home, maybe a bit like a “good” terrorist? Probably not… But … Continue reading Insect Altruism – Have The Insects Got It All Wrong?