Life

Articles about human life, archaeology, anthropology, palaeoanthropology, philosophy and history of science...

25 September 2020

Europe needs investment on a ‘wartime footing’

17 September 2020

The pandemic has shone a light on the structural inequality in food distribution and production

05 June 2020

Cheaper, lighter, and more energy-dense: the future of batteries?

03 June 2020

On the deck of the Bliss, beyond the reach of cellphone coverage, I sailed into my life before the Internet...

22 May 2020

How does an electric vehicle battery actually work?

12 May 2020

The NHS contact tracing app has arrived, and is causing controversy...

02 April 2020

Megan McGregor's internship with The Naked Scientists

19 February 2020

I study polymers, and how they work...

13 January 2020

You don’t need to be naked, but the science does…

08 January 2020

Avalanches are deadly dangerous, but there are ways to avoid them...

23 December 2019

You are free to choose what you eat, but you are not free of the consequences

05 November 2019

The team get inside the industry, and hear about and test-drive the latest top video games releases...

23 October 2019

Data science; a profession, a discipline? But what actually is it

21 October 2019

Planning to get in shape with a diet? Research suggests this can actually make matters worse...

18 October 2019

People raised in cities, with less animal contact and a narrow range of microbial exposures, are more prone to health...

22 September 2019

An insight into my 8-week internship with the Naked Scientists.

04 September 2019

Not everybody thinks harassment is a bad thing - here's the who, the why, and the what to do about it

28 August 2019

‘Reverse fridges’ and insulated walls – how to make a house carbon neutral...

20 August 2019

"So you're building radios?"

14 August 2019

Excerpt from Rule Makers, Rule Breakers: How Tight and Loose Cultures Wire Our World

30 July 2019

Why eschewing tech may be good for mental well-being...

26 July 2019

“The naked what?!”

19 July 2019

Is our reality a computer simulation?

11 June 2019

The Voice of This Stone