BT young scientist competition has been running for over 50 years. Many successful scientists won this prize in their childhood. Conor discussed this year’s winners and presents an overview of some distinguished past winners.
A New Year brings a new instalment of the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) to the RDS for its 52nd year running. This year was the biggest yet and in total a staggering 59,000 people visited the …
With Christmas around the corner, Conor O’Mara describes one of the coolest gadgets all SciTech nerds dream about finding under the Christmas tree.
With Christmas nearly upon us, I decided to take a look into the science behind one of the coolest tech products available for the upcoming festive season, bone conduction headphones. These are not your traditional headphones. They aren’t buds that …
An Italian surgeon, Dr. Sergio Canavero intends to complete the first ever human head transplant before the end of 2017. Conor O’Mara discusses the plans and controversy behind the procedure.
Head transplantation involves decapitating the patient and then grafting the patient’s head onto a donor body. Although it has been performed using dogs, monkeys and rats, results have not been universally successful and no human is yet to undergo the …
The latest exhibition at the Science Gallery asks what needs to be revealed and what should stay hidden.
“SECRET – Nothing to see here?” The exhibition running in the Science Gallery cracks cryptography, spills secrets and examines enigmas. Why do humans like to keep and reveal secrets, who do we share them with and why are we …