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...
Scientia Issue #107

Scientia Issue #107

FROM NEUROTRANSMISSION TO COMPLEX COMPUTATIONS This edition of Scientia celebrates the diversity of scientific endeavour by showcasing research across three different themes. Each project has a healthcare or biological focus, but this edition is notable for its...
Scientia Issue #106

Scientia Issue #106

BREAKTHROUGHS IN BIOSCIENCE Our healthcare continues to be transformed at an accelerating pace due to breakthroughs in bioscience research. Even in the past 50 years, our life expectancy worldwide has skyrocketed – people born this year can expect to live on average...
Scientia Issue #105

Scientia Issue #105

QUANTUM LEAPS FOR PHYSICS AND ENGINEERING There has never been a more exciting time for physical science and engineering. The last few years have witnessed some of the most ground breaking discoveries ever made, such as proving the existence of the Higgs boson, the...
Scientia Issue #104

Scientia Issue #104

THE EVOLVING EARTH It is my pleasure to introduce the first edition of Scientia entirely dedicated to the Earth Sciences. Earth scientists apply a variety of techniques to develop an understanding of the complex systems underlying the many phenomena present on our...