Scientia Issue #113

Scientia Issue #113

CELEBRATING AND SUSTAINING LIFE ON EARTH In this exciting new edition of Scientia, we celebrate our living planet, by showcasing a diverse collection of research projects dedicated to understanding life on Earth, and devising new ways to preserve and restore it. To...
Scientia Issue #112

Scientia Issue #112

FROM CLIMATE CHANGE TO THE COSMIC WEB I am delighted to present this enticing new edition of Scientia, which covers a range of important research areas, from geology to climatology, and from aeronomy to astronomy. Mitigating disaster is one pressing theme that...
Scientia Issue #111

Scientia Issue #111

HIGHLIGHTS IN HEALTH RESEARCH Fragility and mortality are inherent traits of every lifeform on Earth, and human beings are no exception. The complexity of biological systems means there are many things that can go wrong – and they frequently do. This vulnerability has...
Scientia Issue #110

Scientia Issue #110

CELEBRATING CELL BIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY Cell biologists, biochemists and molecular biologists alike have illuminated many of the microscopic mechanisms essential to life on Earth. Because of their tireless efforts, we now understand the most fundamental processes...
Scientia Issue #109

Scientia Issue #109

FROM THE COSMOS TO LIFE ON EARTH It is my absolute pleasure to introduce this fascinating new edition of Scientia, where we explore the latest in earth, environmental and ecological research, with a pinch of cosmology thrown in for good measure. To open the issue, we...
Scientia Issue #108

Scientia Issue #108

INNOVATIONS IN CANCER RESEARCH  Cancer survival rates continue to increase year after year. In the US, the 5-year survival rate for all cancer types increased from 50% in 1975 to a whopping 68% in 2007, according to the National Institutes of Health. Similarly, Cancer...