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8 Hours Sleep = Better Exam Results

Scientists from Baylor University, Texas have found that a special incentive – in which students received extra marks on final exams for getting at least 8 hours of sleep – improved their grades.

Planet Earth needs you!

The IPCC has again convened to discuss how to address global warming. Their report has highlighted that to prevent future temperature increases, rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society will be required

Good at maths? Become a scholar…

The World Science Festival has created a new initiative – the World Science Scholars programme – and it aims to expand upon the mathematical prowess of talented STEM students.

Thinking Outside the ‘Man Box’

To the extent that we let it, society and the media can govern the way we act, think, and view ourselves and others. Of course, this phenomenon greatly affects women.

Competition to Improve Digital Ethics

In the wrong hands, digital technologies and the internet can be incredibly damaging. Misinformation, inappropriate content and divisiveness can spread like wild fire by these means.

Is genetics research biased?

Geneticists study genes, heredity, and genetic variation. One of the main reasons they do this is to better understand disease and ageing.

Are you losing friends to technology?

UK youth are glued to their devices more than ever before. And according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) they are stealing time from other activities to allow for it.