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Fix politics to fix the world

Fix politics to fix the world

 There are certain problems that we, humans, seem incapable of dealing with and some age-old arguments that remain. Determining all factors at play in a situation is key to truly understanding what is happening, scientists know this. Whilst we may all have...

How Blockchain is Empowering Farmers

How Blockchain is Empowering Farmers

During monsoon season in Indonesia, farms can get destroyed, leaving small farmers with zero income. Without an income, they can’t buy the seeds and fertiliser necessary to get back on their feet. Getting a loan often isn’t an option as the documents can take months,...

Viable Alternative Energy Solutions

Viable Alternative Energy Solutions

CO2-sucking factories are beginning to pop up around the world. These plants capture CO2 in the air to be used for different purposes, such as in greenhouses. Because the high level of CO2 in the atmosphere is a uniformly global occurrence, these plants can appear...

The Elephant in the Room

The Elephant in the Room

In the UK, we often talk of over stretched health systems, lack of housing, busy road networks, global warming and other environmental and resource dependency concerns. Yet we fail to acknowledge the major common factor driving most of these issues. These types of...

Building the World Through Blockchain

Building the World Through Blockchain

If you’ve spent any time watching the hit Netflix show Black Mirror, you may feel that technology is irreversibly changing the world, for the worse. Technology is simply a tool. We should not look to blame our tools but take responsibility for making better use of...

Truth and Meaning

Truth and Meaning

Is it time to reform our education systems?   We are borne artists and scientists When I was still at school I didn't see the connection between the Arts and Sciences, now I believe these two elements of creativity and inquisitive reasoning are the...

A World At Steak

A World At Steak

Will Lab-Grown Meat Save the Environment?   Human consumption of meat is not sustainable. A 2012 report by the United Nations estimates that by 2050, 416 million tonnes of meat will have to be produced every year, compared to 234 tonnes of meat produced per year...