On The Academic Road To Nowhere - One Scientist's Story

Emily Brown | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Tech
Emily Brown

I have always loved animals. When I was at primary school I was unable to reach the front entrance without stopping to remove imperilled earthworms from the pavement and safely return them to soil. Even as a teenager, on summer holidays in France I was more concerned with patrolling the swimming pool for drowning insects than tanning myself on a lounger.

Just Look At This Robot Penguin. Just Look At It.

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK Tech

In what might be the cutest experiment ever, researchers have introduced a baby penguin to a robot penguin, just to see what happens. The robot is ...

Jessica Elgot

Filling In The Gender Gaps

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK

A marathon session of Wikipedia by a group of pioneering women in science aims to correct the staggering omissions of female scientists on the referen...

Killer Whales Really Just 'Mummy's Boys'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.09.2012 | UK

They have a fearsome reputation but in reality killer whales are mummy's boys, say scientists. Scientists have discovered that mother killer whales...

What Do You Know About The Sinocalliopteryx

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.08.2012 | UK

A wolf-like dinosaur hunted primitive flying birds that had not yet mastered the art of fast take-offs, according to a study of new fossils. Scient...

Risen Apes, Not Fallen Angels - An Interview With Desmond Morris

Hannah Gal | Posted 19.08.2012 | Home
Hannah Gal

He is quoted by Richard Dawkins and has an unwavering, decades-long spot in the list of best selling books of all time. His iconic THE NAKED APE was translated into 23 languages and besides making Desmond Morris a household name, has profoundly altered the human animal's self perception.

Tales of an Unemployed Graduate

Dave Wingrave | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education
Dave Wingrave

Let me be clear about one thing: I was not naive. I realised that my chosen field was one of the most competitive. Every year thousands of young, hopeful, talented graduates apply for a dismally small number of staff jobs.