Will ants ever be able to evolve a method to escape the zombie apocalypse that the Cordiceps fungus creates?

Theo - Year 12 Student Editor's Note: Year 12 student Theo has submitted this excellent essay to the Peterhouse College, Cambridge, annual Kelvin Science Prize essay competition. Theo's chosen topic is the Cordyceps fungus, a genus so truly remarkable in its modus operandi that it really does have to be seen to be believed; therefore, … Continue reading Will ants ever be able to evolve a method to escape the zombie apocalypse that the Cordiceps fungus creates?

Cordyceps: master of the zombie apocalypse?

Ben - Year 12 Student Editor's Note: Year 12 student Ben has submitted this fascinating essay to the Peterhouse College, Cambridge, annual Kelvin Science Prize essay competition. Ben's chosen topic is the Cordyceps fungus, a genus so truly remarkable in its modus operandi that it really does have to be seen to be believed; therefore, … Continue reading Cordyceps: master of the zombie apocalypse?

Climate crisis: what is the role of the arts and humanities in defining the relationship between people and nature?

Kate - Year 12 Student Editor's Note: Year 12 student Kate writes expertly here in response to the Newnham College (Cambridge) Modern & Medieval Languages Essay Prize. All female students currently in Year 12 at a UK school may enter the annual essay prizes. The level of academic research and skill in written communication on display here is … Continue reading Climate crisis: what is the role of the arts and humanities in defining the relationship between people and nature?