The artists behind this year’s Student Arts Prize on heroism, the pandemic, and student art.Read more
“Is your New Year’s resolution once again to read more books?” Books editors Sol Noya Carreno and Millie Vickerstaff have created a 2021 reading challenge and curated a list of recommendations.Read more
Over a year since the first Covid-19 cases were reported, countries the world over have begun vaccination programs to hopefully bring life back to normal. Ewan Jones investigates how the different types of vaccines work, as well as the pros and cons of each.Read more
Ewan Jones delves into how artificial intelligence made Halloween scarier than ever.Read more
“The phosphine gas found on Venus has no known non-biological
source.” Ewan Jones discusses the recent discovery of signs of life on Venus.
A team of researchers including some from Durham University have led a breakthrough in dark matter research that could allow it to be identified in space. Our SciTech editors dive into this complex topic.Read more
“Hong Kong was never under a ‘true’ lockdown.” Ewan Jones shares his experience of the pandemic, in a country with one of the lowest COVID-19 death tolls in the world.
This is part of a series of articles in which Durham Uni students describe life in lockdown in different countries.Read more
A group of researchers from Tokyo University have discovered a dense population of microbes in fractures found in sub-seafloor volcanic rock, a similar environment to areas of Mars.Read more
According to the first British astronaut, Helen Sharman, it’s possible that aliens are “here right now and we simply can’t see them”.Read more
William S. Romoser, of Ohio University, claims to have found numerous examples of higher life-forms on the Red Planet whilst looking through images sent to Earth by NASA’s Curiosity rover.Read more