The covert horrors of the animal trade

Ben Anketell unveils the dirty secrets of the third largest trafficking business in the world, where parrots are trapped in water bottles and smuggled across borders for a quick buck

Are we still evolving?

Calum Stephenson discusses how, despite modern advances, humans are still evolving

How do antidepressants affect our brains?

Olivia Murray details how a combination of factors form the modern antidepressant

Week in Science: Fourth Week

Cherwell's Science and Tech editors guide you through interesting talks around the city and university this week

A future made with 3D printing

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

Spacecraft gets between Saturn and its rings

Irteza Ishraq takes a look at the latest developments in understanding Saturn's rings

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.

Coming to the rescue: Scientists use magnetic sperm to combat cancer

Jonathan Stark reports on new treatment that is harnessing sperm to deliver cancer-fighting drugs

Nature showcases its true colours

Laura Steel illuminates the underlying mechanisms of iridescence across the natural world, from marble berries to deadly octopuses.

Week in Science: 07/05/17

From the butterfly effect to black holes, check out the best science talks around Oxford this week

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In a society increasingly driven towards division, the UCU pensions dispute highlights the challenges facing worker solidarity

Exclusive: Oxford Union release Trinity term card

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Government announces student loan interest rate rises

Students in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland will face interest rates on their loans of up to 6.3%

Oxford Chancellor Patten votes against government Brexit bill

Lord Patten was criticised for putting forward "a political argument dressed up as a trade argument" by former Conservative chancellor Lord Lawson

Oxford to confront colonial past in £20,000 project

The move will include returning treasures seized during the time of the British Empire, and the study of more black and Asian thinkers on degree courses