• It’s life, Jim, but not as we know it

    Sherry Landow     |      July 4, 2024

    It’s not every day that you find out you’ve been sharing your desk with an ancient life form which may be half as old as Earth itself.

  • Flat Earth society

    Anders Furze     |      June 28, 2024

    Although every piece of evidence says the Earth is a sphere orbiting the Sun, there are still some people who think our planet is flat, and they all have YouTube channels.

  • Making innovation work

    Daniel Samson     |      June 24, 2024

    The effective testing of new ideas requires a systematic and structured approach from their initial evaluation through to the final product release

  • Another Earth

    Open Forum     |      June 13, 2024

    A new digital tool – The Digital Twin Earth Hydrology Platform – combines new high-resolution satellite observations and cutting-edge modeling to build a test environment for our planet.

  • Remembering Michael Mosley

    Kirsten Adlard     |      June 11, 2024

    The loss of English medical presenter Michael Mosley on a Greek island this week will be mourned by everyone who values evidence based science and medical education.

  • Embracing tech diplomacy

    Bronte Munro     |      June 7, 2024

    Technology diplomacy can convene expertise from the hitherto siloed domains of technology, business and foreign policy to advance our national interests and protect the democratic world from the technology enabled assault underway from authoritarian rivals.

  • A bright future for dark matter

    Harry Desmond     |      May 14, 2024

    While the ‘dark matter’ theory remains unsatisfactory in many ways, recent scientific observations seem to undermine one of its main rivals to explain discrepancies in our view of the universe.

  • Science by design

    Rebecca Green     |      May 8, 2024

    Graphic design can be a powerful tool in enhancing people’s confidence in scientific communications.

  • 5 clues to the birth of life

    Louise Gillet de Chalonge     |      May 7, 2024

    The origins of life on Earth remain one of the biggest unsolved questions in science, but five remarkable discoveries over the last five years have shed light on the possible process.

  • Raised by robots

    Eduardo Benítez Sandoval     |      May 4, 2024

    Recent generations of children have been raised with an ipad in their hands, but the next generation might also share their world with robots as well.

  • Who’s afraid of quantum computing?

    Chris Ferrie     |      May 3, 2024

    Embracing quantum technology might be less about overcoming fear and more about fostering understanding, encouraging patience, and maintaining an open mind to the unlimited possibilities this technology promises to bring.

  • Natural chemistry

    Timothy Schmidt     |      May 2, 2024

    “Chemicals” have a bad reputation, as every mention of them in the news seems to be negative, but chemistry is the central science of the modern world.