How Healthy Is Your Tan?

We live in an era of unprecedented health consciousness, as well as an era of unheralded contradiction, driven largely by magazines, newspapers and other media outlets pumping out either what we want to hear or what we are too afraid of to ignore. “Good fats” keep us skinny, drinking beer “prevents cancer”, and zero calorie […]

Blockchain Explained

Digital cryptocurrencies have become increasingly popular in recent years but, yet, haven’t replaced its more traditional counterparts in the world of finance. It is the technology underpinning these currencies that looks set to revolutionise the way we make transactions. Bitcoin was first conceptualised by an unknown person(s) under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto. Nakamoto published a […]

What Is The Amygdala?

The expansion and evolution of our brains can be likened to the growth of villages into vast sprawling cities over hundreds of years. We started with a few houses, slowly building up and out as we needed more housing or more services, connecting the different parts of our cities with highways, and building specific areas […]

Why It’s The Perfect Time For A Carbon Tax In The UK

In 2010, David Cameron promised that his government was going to be the greenest government ever. Yet, since then, the Conservatives have pushed back on numerous environmental measures, including removing the subsidies for solar panel installation and putting a hold on all onshore wind-farm construction. The UK Government has committed to reducing UK greenhouse gas […]