What have we discovered about the psychological and social impacts of lockdown?
“If you’ve ever handled a penny, the government’s got your DNA. Why do you think they keep them in circulation?” —The Simpsons
Once christened as ‘The Great Equaliser’, the virus is only widening the gap between the rich and the poor.
Many of the consequences of SARS-CoV-2 arise not from the virus itself, but from our response to it. Cancer may be a significant source of this.
Meditations on Arctic ecology, past and future, in relation to Bathsheba Demuth’s Floating Coast and the British Museum’s Arctic exhibition.
In a world under pressure from climate change, CRISPR-edited crops could be the future.
While climate change makes headlines, the man who shaped our view of nature remains forgotten ‒ it is due time we acknowledge the life and work of Alexander von Humboldt.
Nature’s molecular scissors in the treatment of disease.
Scientists discover another superpower of tardigrades – what does this mean for us?
They’ve given us restriction enzymes, CRISPR/ Cas9, and now they might just be our answer to antibiotic resistance.