Palm oil: a slippery issue
Palm oil is in 50% of supermarket food in the UK, including Ben & Jerry’s, Pot Noodle, Crunchy Nut Clusters and Hovis. Its production is largely unsustainable, and food companies in the EU are under no obligation to list it in their products
This week marks the start of the annual Christmas Lectures hosted by the Royal Institute, but will you be tuning in this Christmas time?
Sometimes it’s difficult to put a name to a face. But what if you couldn’t even identify faces in the first place?
In the event of a nuclear war or catastrophic climate change, humanity may be forced to up sticks and find another planet to settle down on. Are there any candidates? Part of our series on York Science Week
How do you deal with the mid-afternoon lull: caffeinate or power-nap? Scientists have found that it’s actually best to do both
USA and China have made joint climate pledges, but are they drastic enough to keep global average temperatures below 2°C over the 1900 baseline?
LED lights which could be switched on by human brainwaves were implanted in mice with light-sensitive genes
Genetic tests and 3D imaging suggest that the death of the boy-pharaoh may not have been the grand as they taught you in primary school
Sam Wainwright reports from the launch site of AstroDuck – AstroSoc’s most audacious project yet. Part of our series on York Science Week
Georgina Hill covers the Biology evening. Part of our series on York Science Week
Professor Reidun Twarock, a mathematical virologist, presents the first lecture of York Science Week: “Geometry: a secret weapon in the fight against viruses”. Part of our series on York Science Week
Every day this week one of the University’s science societies will be hosting talks on their respective disciplines to share their excitement for their fields of study, finishing on Saturday with the Physics Colloquium
As the clock turned to 17:03 in Darmstadt, an accumulation of near-febrile tension was unleashed, and dreaded anticipation gave way…