Conor O’Donovan explores the overuse of cost- and time-saving practices in the testing of medicinal drugs. They are a danger to patient safety, and a grave threat to public health and confidence in the healthcare system.
Dylan Lynch introduces us to the process of peer review in science, highlighting some of its past failures and questioning its future form.
Deputy Science Editor, Conor O’Donovan rounds up this week’s science news.
Emma Julia Leacy explores some of the technological innovations shaping modern medicine – and easing the stress for patients.
Luke McGuiness guides us through a lesser-known field of science that has had profound, yet under-appreciated influences. This year the clouds of obscurity part and crystallography steps up.
Science Editor, Gavin Kenny, rounds up this week’s science news stories.
Dylan Lynch explores some of the exciting prospects in store for space exploration in 2014 and beyond.
The technology behind remote sensors and wearable devices is racing forward, Hishaam Saumtally looks at whether the legal framework keep up?
The days of conventional condom may be numbered as funding floods into the next generation of the popular contraceptive. Kate O’Loughlin investigates the ‘wonder condom.’
Immortalising one of College’s best-loved alumni, Merion Square’s colourful statue receives a well-deserved closer inspection, Gavin Kenny investigates its geology.