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The development of CRISPR paves the way for human gene therapy. Calum Stephenson argues that it is our moral duty to see it through.

The UK education system needs to evolve

Mark Roper argues that an understanding of evolution is vital to modern society, and that schools must adapt to reflect this.

Interview: Sir Paul Nurse

The Nobel Laureate discusses new Institutes, his aims for women in labs, and post-Brexit hopes

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

How scientists are fixing photosynthesis to combat the coming global food...

Edward O'Neill highlights the impending food shortage — and why GM rice is part of the solution

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

Planet Earth: Ten Years On

 Paris Jaggers “Today, much has changed.” So says David Attenborough in the opening scene of the BBC’s new sequel to Planet Earth, which first aired...

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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