The SciFri sessions

TGIF! What's better than grabbing a drink or kale smoothie for an evening of all things science? Join us in our scifri sessions to stay in the know of what's trending in the science world.

SciFri#2: Insect apocalypse - myth or reality?

SciFri#2: Insect apocalypse - myth or reality?

27 December 2019

Is the world's insect population actually going down or have we just learnt to jog with our mouths shut? Our scifi panel takes on the "insect apocalypse" claim and examines several widely cited papers. Tom, Blue, Jay and newcomer Frances also share exciting news on a novel technology that controls plant disease resistance, quantum supremacy, public trust in scientists, and using larvae to turn food waste into livestock feed.

 
SciFri #1: What is natural?

SciFri #1: What is natural?

13 September 2019

Hi all, this week researchers Andrew Dare, Blue Plunkett, Jay Jayaraman and Tom Saunders will update you on a range of news topics: "lungs" in plants, improving the flu vaccine, a trending #InMice movement, and hydrogen as a potential superconductor. We also delve into a divisive topic: "What is natural?"

 
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