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Everything Now: How Spotify Changed Music

By Adam Bennett Neil Young has never been one to suffer fools.  The iconic Canadian’s approach to his career is perhaps best described as ‘uncompromising’. Whilst a member of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, he refused to be filmed during live performances of songs he didn’t rate – once informing a cameraman that “if one […]

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Three Scientific Advancements You May Have Missed During Lockdown

By Jude Holmes This year, the world has appeared to simply stop. Throughout the pandemic, the scientific advancement on everyone’s lips has understandably been the search for a vaccine as many labs have been turned over to cope with Covid testing and antibody research. But the world continues to turn, and wherever there is motion, […]

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The Hunt For A Vaccine

By Jude Holmes The first cases of COVID-19 in humans were recorded in the city of Wuhan in December 2019. By the end of January, the World Health Organisation (WHO) had issued a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, a warning for all countries to prepare for the spread of the virus. On the 11th […]

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The World After Covid: Artificial Intelligence

By Jude Holmes In a world consumed with the daily threat of infection rates and the hunt for disease control solutions, technology has come in to save the day. Drones delivered supplies to Scottish Isles, around half of all NHS medical appointments took place by phone (compared to 14% pre-lockdown), and over 750,000 people signed […]