Science & Technology

Seeing The Unseeable: How we obtained The First Black Hole Image

“We have seen what we thought was unseeable,” Sheperd Doeleman, EHT director. Victoria Fawcett explains the story behind the iconic image and its significance to physics.

Human Gene Editing: Was the Latest Controversy Warranted?

In November, Chinese scientist He Jiankui prompted global condemnation after claiming he had used of the latest CRISPR-Cas9 technique to permanently alter a set of twin girls’ DNA. Clouded in confusion and controversy, Elisabeth Aiton examines how the events unfolded and their signficance to gene editing.