Nature-based solutions for urban regeneration
Emma Ford describes how urban regeneration schemes work by mimicking natural processes, and the potential problems with this approach.
Mathematical modelling for regenerative medicine: Dream or reality?
As part of our Regeneration print edition, Duncan W. Martinson discusses mathematical modelling for regenerative medicine.
The role of science in waste
From our 2022 Regeneration issue, Halima Doski discusses the role of science in waste, particularly in plastic usage and recycling.
AI Fossil Hunters
Sophie Berdugo outlines the advancements in technology enabling AI fossil detection.
Listen to your gut
Elizabeth Mira Rothweiler discusses our gut microbiome, and how antibiotics impact it.
Treating the old with the new: stem cell therapies for Alzheimer’s disease
Artwork by Matthew Kurnia This article was originally published in The Oxford Scientist Hilary Term 2022 edition, Regeneration. ‘The next great advance in medical care will not be a magical pill, it will be a miraculous cell called the mesenchymal stem cell’. Speaking at a TEDx event in Ashland, Oregon in 2019, American physician Dr…
Can we control the power of the human genome?
Max Cowan explores the possibilities created by human genome sequencing and the considerations that need to be put in place for its widespread and commercial use.
The Social Machines
Despite our ever more connected world, loneliness is increasing. Jake Burton discusses how robots may be able to tackle this problem.
Should we keep looking for a cure to aging?
Megan Lee explores the approaches being taken to stop aging in its tracks and the ethical issues these studies produce.
Can we leave plastic in the past?
Isabelle Goddard discusses the harmful effects of microplastics in our oceans and even in below the surface of the Earth, as well as what needs to be done to limit their future damage to the environment.