Tagged: Science

Augmented reality allows simulated objects to be superimposed on the real world. (Photo: www.affinityvr.com)

In Defence of the Unreal

Thanks to the rise of augmented reality, we’ll soon be living in a highly simulated environment. This is nothing to fear. High quality augmented and virtual reality technologies are on the cusp of going...

A clinical trial of an oral medication by Biotrial left one man dead and four others with severe neurological symptoms. (Photo: Getty Images)

Why Missing Data Kills

The recent clinical trial in France which left one dead and five critically ill raises a question: what can be done to increase safety and transparency? WARNING: Contains images which some may find distressing....

Don’t Let Homeopathy Poison the NHS

Homeopathic “remedies” shouldn’t be offered on the NHS for the same reason “intelligent design” shouldn’t be taught in schools. In 2016, ministers will consider whether or not to blacklist homeopathic treatments. Such treatments are...

Women part of the equation too.

Girls are being put off from taking science and other technical subjects because they are perceived as “for boys.” This worrying trend needs to be tackled urgently.   YouthVoice By Katy Bennett  ____________ A...

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