February 11 marks the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. In 2015, the United Nations Assembly adopted the resolution stating that this day should recognize the role of women and girls in science. Why does it matter? For many reasons.
No, social freezing has nothing to do with the pandemic and self-isolation. Social freezing involves the preserving and storing of a woman’s oocytes, or egg cells, until pregnancy is desired. Egg freezing, medically known as oocyte cryopreservation, has always been an optional
‘‘We’re already cyborgs… your phone and your computer are an extension of you’’. These words surely send shivers through your body as you start pondering over their significance. They make you stumble, tremble and fall out of the sweet equilibrium that has
Kathmandu, Nepal. March – the beginning of the annual Everest climbing season. The streets of the Nepalese capital are bustling as climbers from all over the world arrive in the “Land of the Thunder Dragon,” all sharing one common goal: To stand
You might know David M. Howard, head of Department of Electronic Engineering at Royal Holloway, as part of the team of scientists that was able to reconstruct the vocal tract of the 3000 year old mummy of pharaoh Nesyamun. At TEDxVienna 2021,
When you hear “quantum computers” – how do you feel? Curious? Intimidated? Excited? Disconnected? Respectful? Confident? Maybe a mix of these emotions? For me, it is definitely curiosity because of its potential mixed with the fear of not being able to understand
Glacier melting caused by climate change and its threats – like rising sea levels – is something most of us are well aware of. Climate activists, city planners, and mainstream media – to mention a few – keep us updated and informed.
Adrian Raine is a British criminal psychologist, currently holding the chair of Richard Perry University Professor of Criminology & Psychiatry in the Department of Criminology of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Psychiatry of the School of Medicine
Collective rationality seems to be an unreachable goal for humanity. The more access we have to a free good, the more we risk the well-being of the community in the pursuit of attaining the individual goals we set for ourselves. This scheme
Our faces are one of our main identifying features – not only when interacting with other people but also, nowadays, with our technology. From unlocking our phones to getting through customs at the airport – facial recognition is becoming an increasingly popular
One year before finishing school, I started editing videos. It started to become a passion of mine; I would refuse to go to bed before finishing my short films. I started messing up my sleeping schedule, and it slowly converted into my