Issue 25: Don't Panic
We are going on a short hiatus, which (sadly, for you) means you can't look forward to a delicious new theme every month to sink your teeth into. But don't worry, we'll be back in January 2018.
In August 2015, when we launched Lateral, we only ever envisaged the magazine lasting one year. Luckily for us, we have survived past our second birthday, and are thrilled with the positive feedback we receive from our readers every month. But now we need a little time to regroup and plan for the future, to ensure you can still get your dose of great science stories from Lateral.
We will still be publishing general articles in this time, so be in touch if you have an idea; otherwise, explore some of our editors' favourite features from our two-year run. If you like what you see, please do donate to our crowdfunding campaign, so we can help more budding science communicators sharpen their skills and share their enthusiasm for science.
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A selection of our favourites
What makes blood so controversial yet alluring? Artists explore this in-depth within BLOOD: Attract and Repel, the first exhibition of the new Science Gallery Melbourne
We've only just discovered that they're in our blood, but tiny strands of nucleic acid might hold the key to early disease detection.
A small subset of HIV-infected patients do not progress to AIDS, even after decades of infection. What can we learn from these anomalies?
Anyone can choose to donate their blood and save many lives. Well… almost anyone.
The Western medical history often glosses over Islamic scientists. Ibn Al-Nafis’ discovery of how the heart pumps blood is no exception.
Cognitive biases aren't confined to laypeople, but researchers have several strategies for countering the foibles of the human mind.
When you see a tiny baby or animal, do you ever get the urge to squeeze something? You may be one of many people who experience cute aggression.
Last month, animal behaviour researchers from Australia and New Zealand converged on Melbourne for their annual conference. We meet some of the early-career scientists who presented their research.