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Interview: Sir Paul Nurse

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Why Science Must Not be Left to the Scientists

Josephine Pepper argues for greater cooperation between science and journalism, as Cherwell launches its new science section

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Planet Earth: Ten Years On

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5 minute tute: Professor Joseph Conlon strings together string theory

Irteza Ishraq talks to the Oxford theoretical physicist, New College tutor and author of 'Why String Theory?' about the nature of strings and multiple dimensions.

Dr Nick Lane on the origin of life

Cherwell talks to the UCL researcher and popular science writer to investigate the media hype surrounding his ideas on life’s beginning

Controlling your emotions

Suzan Asya Yavuz outlines how to harness your ‘Emotional Intelligence’ to attain a clearer mind and halt procrastination.

A future made with 3D printing

Ryan Sephton outlines the innovative technology that will revolutionise both industry and everyday life.

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