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Is the Government Responsible for our Individual Happiness? – [2/2] 

This week’s Headcandy theme is perhaps one of the most difficult yet in the column to address from a scientific perspective. Firstly, is happiness quantifiable? Perhaps to a very limited extent in the form of pleasure; […]

An Ultraviolet Waltz

She died on the roof where it was sunny, honey, From the backlash of the heatstroke in the crossfire While Wilson ached about tender women and liars   It’s said […]

Should We Embrace Genetic Modification? [2/2]

 The relatively new advent of CRISPR-cas9 (pronounced “crisper cass nine” and originally demonstrated in a 2012 study) has caused genetic modification to once again be thrust into the limelight. To […]

Good and Evil [2/2] – Why do good people do bad things?

Whilst the hard sciences may be a long way away from being able to tackle (let alone explain) such hefty concepts as good and evil, psychology has offered some insight […]

Museum of Normal: The Review

“Can you feel a bump there?” certainly isn’t a question you’d expect to be asked arriving at Barts Pathology Museum on a Thursday night. Although, if there’s anything to be […]