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The University of Edinburgh’s Blind Spots in Achieving Carbon Neutrality

Despite the University of Edinburgh placing highly in the QS World University academic ranking, its sustainability ranking fell from 4th place to 15th globally when it comes to sustainability. Whilst…

The science of setting intrisically motivated goals

How much better would life be if only we had more motivation to study for that difficult class, spend more quality time with close friends, or join that swimming class…

Growing distrust in science in a post-pandemic world

As we stand in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, a shadow looms over the landscape of public health: the erosion of trust in science and, by extension, in science-based…

The quest to revive the Woolly Mammoth

In a venture that appears to transcend the boundaries of contemporary scientific pursuit, the Dallas-based biotechnology entity, Colossal, has set forth a mission to resurrect the woolly mammoth from extinction…

In defence of Stardew Valley

The nights are getting longer, colder, and more dreary as Edinburgh winter looms. In times like these, I need my favourite games to warm me up. Stardew Valley is that…

Lucy’s Gaming Column: Spooky games for spooky season

It’s spooky season! How about some spooky games? There’s a plethora of scary games out there, but not all of us are fans of horror and gore. I love Halloween,…

The relevance of nobel prizes

The relevance of the Nobel Prize and what it truly reflects about scientific research has been questioned, and sentiment among many has shifted to a more critical view of the…

Microplastics in clouds: a new environmental challenge?

Picture of microplastics. Microplastics vary in size from 5 mm to 100 nanometers.