CRISPR-Cas9 to the rescue

By editing our genomes the technology derived from bacteria is primed to cut cancer and hammer HIV, says Dan Simonsen

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.

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The variety and intensity of Caribbean cuisine is far flung from minimalist European food

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Lola Grieve explores the underrepresentation of women in jazz in discussion with female jazz musicians at Oxford