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Psycho-inactive: the effect of drugs on a resting brain

When we stare blankly at our computer screens, zoning out on that assignment with a rapidly approaching deadline, it might feel like our thoughts are blank. But are our brains…

Inside the ‘Neuroscience to Neurology’ conference

On Saturday, February 6, the Edinburgh University Neurological Society (EUNS) hosted their fourth Neuroscience to Neurology National Conference. The EUNS conference aims to bring together experts and students in the…

How exactly do the ‘digital humanities’ mix science with the arts?

In today’s increasingly interdisciplinary world of research, a field known as digital humanities has emerged. Simply put, it is the integration of computing technology into humanities research. Yet, digital humanities…

Researchers breed autistic-like monkeys to study the illness

A controversial new study is being carried out, at the Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, on monkeys that have been genetically modified to have the behavioural traits of human autism.…

The current realities and future of the urban agriculture scene

This is an urban world: over half of the globe’s entire population lives in cities. But while these metropolises are neatly compacted into dense cities, feeding these bustling busybodies demands…

Peking University study uncovers ‘molecular compass’

Feeling lost without Google Maps? Maybe you should take a hint from monarch butterflies, pigeons, whales or other creatures that can sense the Earth’s magnetic field. Researchers in China may…