Habitable exoplanets

Jack Schofield describes the newest development in the quest to find habitable exoplanets

Douglas Adams’s Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy begins with the observation that “space is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is.” The vast scale of the cosmos and its billions of galaxies


Regenerative medicine and the role of chimeras

Jack Schofield describes the chimeras in medicine and their future in saving people’s live

Genetic Chimera

“A genetic chimera, in contrast, is just biological tissue that contains cells and DNA of multiple species.”

The complex terminology and nomenclature used by scientists is often criticised for being difficult to read or understand. Scientists can, however,


Microbes on Mars

Jack discusses the challenges of colonising Mars by humans

“Mars however presents a challenge that requires novel ideas and technologies, ideas which will come from disciplines not normally associated with space travel.”  

It seems inevitable that humans will venture to Mars in the near future; SpaceX CEO Elon Musk