How are food and fuel shortages affecting students?

As the United Kingdom begins to reopen and recover from the pandemic, supply chain issues have become a problem across the nation. With these problems now expected to last until Christmas, more and more people are experiencing the effects of shortages. The government explained that due to Brexit, the pandemic and other general economic conditions, […]


How to feed 10 billion mouths: preparing for 2050

In about 30 years, the world’s population will have increased by nearly half. Expected to reach 10 billion by 2050, the rising number will continue to put pressure on the demand for food. At the same time, there has been an increasing loss of crops and livestock, due to genetic concerns and climatic factors. These […]

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Was volcanic activity the impetus for uprisings in ancient Egypt?

Cleopatra lived during a truly remarkable period in human history. As the last ruler of the Ptolemaic Kingdom, she is best known for her close relation with Rome and, consequently, her ‘dalliances’ with both Julius Caesar and Mark Anthony. She was an immensely important historical figure and now new scientific evidence has suggested that she […]