Column: Science is the Answer! Now what was the question?

Science is the Answer! Now what was the question?  Daniel Sprockett (formerly of ‘Just 10% Human’) broadens his scope to look at scientific issues and stories more generally in ‘Shot of Science.’ This week, he discusses the idea of “scientism,” …
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Column: Dear Mickey Rourke,

Dear Mickey Rourke, Each week in ‘What am I meant to do with my time?‘, Christopher Hocking turns to a famous figure to see if it can tell him how to live a digitally native life in 2013. Today, it’s …
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Asia’s Best New Sexist Products In her weekly column Leopard Print in the Ivory Tower, Annika Blau analyses pop cultural artifacts through the lens of academia. If you’ve ever wondered what Kim and Kanye have to do with structuralism or …
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Column: A Bountiful Harvest – micro-scale food production

In ‘Food For Thought,’ we highlight some aspects of the stuff we put in our body that many of us overlook. Today, it’s the micro-scale food production of windowsill pot plants. –   For many, urban orchards may seem like …
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Column: The Meaning of “Life”

The Meaning of “Life” Daniel Sprockett (formerly of ‘Just 10% Human’) broadens his scope to look at scientific issues and stories more generally in ‘Shot of Science.’ This week, he discusses our failure to define “life,” and considers whether the …
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Column: Dear Karl Jung,

Dear Karl Jung, Each week in ‘What am I meant to do with my time?‘, Christopher Hocking turns to an intellectual figure from the past to see if it can tell him how to live a digitally native life in 2013. …
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Column: The democratic model of The X-Factor

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Column: Birds and the bees

Birds and the bees In ‘Food For Thought,’ we highlight some aspects of the stuff we put in our body that many of us overlook. Today, it’s how seemingly insignificant changes in in the food chain may soon have a …
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Column: Bioengineering Life – A Human Endeavor

Bioengineering Life – A Human Endeavor  Daniel Sprockett (formerly of ‘Just 10% Human’) broadens his scope to look at scientific issues and stories more generally in ‘Shot of Science.’ This week, he shows us bioengineering is far from a modern …
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Column: Dear William S. Burroughs,

Dear William S. Burroughs, Each week in ‘What am I meant to do with my time?‘, Christopher Hocking turns to an intellectual figure from the past to see if it can tell him how to live a digitally native life in …
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