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  • Do, Re, Mi, Fa...

    Do, Re, Mi, Fa...

    Matthew Cassar meets Chris Zarb, a local talented film producer who has written a number of short films. Now Chris is releasing a feature length film called Do Re Mi Fa which will be screened at Eden this month. Chris's films tackle a number of...

  • A rider's tale

    A rider's tale

    What makes so many people passionate about BMX riding? It is not the first time the Zone meets BMX enthusiasts; this time, however, Matt Cassar meets Chris Doyle, the NORA Cup winner who has come to Malta to launch the opening of Epic Bikes, the...

  • Stand Tall

    Stand Tall

    Meet Bahjat - a young musician who just launched his debut single, music video coming along soon. What is special about this one song that got the attention of the Zone is this young musician's passion to sing about the need for all people, from...

  • Malta Red Cross and young people

    Malta Red Cross and young people

    As a student participant from Journalism for the Digital Age course that is offered at University of Malta in collaboration between Degree + and Times of Malta, Cyrielle Delmas took on the initiative to interview Malta Red Cross leaders and...

  • The Malta Cyber Series

    The Malta Cyber Series

    Matthew Cassar visits the Malta Cyber Series, one of the largest eSports tournaments on the island hosted by gamers.com.mt,a local gaming company. Here semi-professional, as well as professional gamers come together to compete, alone or in teams...

  • Malta Takes London...

    Malta Takes London...

    Find out what Malta Takes London event is all about and see what opportunities its organisers give young Maltese musicians. Michelle Scotto reports for the Zone.

  • Entertaining for a living

    Entertaining for a living

    Matthew Cassar meets Pete Matthews, a professional juggler and comedian whose performances entertain cruise ships passengers all over the world.  Find out what it's like to do such a unique job, why Pete loves what he does, and what it is about...

  • From medicine to research in neuroscience

    From medicine to research in neuroscience

    After completing his degree in medicine Claude went on to practice the profession for two years at Matter Dei. Yet, despite the responsibilities and opportunities his new role gave him there was something more to an illness or a symptom that made...

  • What it's like to work as a marine geologist

    What it's like to work as a marine geologist

    Meet Aaron Micallef one of the few Maltese experts in marine geology. Besides lecturing at university Aaron's profession and expertise requires of him to join international teams and travel to near and far destinations to examine marine seabeds...

  • Operation Wallacea takes 6th formers to field work in Transylvania

    Operation Wallacea takes 6th formers to field work in Transylvania

    Imagine Indiana Jones and the Temple of the Bats! Nathan Adams is a young scientist who, having taken his first trip to Indonesia when he was a teenager, fell in love with working in nature, building an expertise in bats and their habitats.

  • Working in the field of molecular biology

    Working in the field of molecular biology

    After completing his postgraduate degree Dr. Gianluca Farrugia decided to delve further into the important subject of the effects of aspirin on the human body, specifically with regards to the medicine's anti-cancerous properties in the human...

  • What it takes to form a girl band

    What it takes to form a girl band

    With their first single, Indecisive, Cryptic Street secured their performance at the Bay Music Awards 2012. This was followed by their win of the Best Newcomer Award. Although the all-girl-band are still trying to define their style Cryptic Street...

  • Discovering chemistry through colour

    Discovering chemistry through colour

    Atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) levels have increased dramatically in the last few decades", writes Maria Cardona for University of Malta's Think magazine. Besides the cause of global warming, CO2 affects negatively the marine life, and...

  • The future is here: 3D printing, coming home to you soon...

    The future is here: 3D printing, coming home to you soon...

    With IBM’s recent announcement that it has overcome hurdles that would have stopped them from producing even smaller computer components, thus confirming Moore’s law that the power of electronics will increase exponentially every year, 3D printing...

  • Removing toxins from agricultural soil through plants

    Removing toxins from agricultural soil through plants

    The Zone has been grateful for meeting incredible researchers, scientists, artists, and young people from all kinds of professional spheres for nearly two years now. Carmen's work has been equally thrilling to get acquainted with. Her recent...

  • Malta Fashion Week

    Malta Fashion Week

    The Zone had a sneak peek at this year's Malta Fashion Week, with focus on a few of the up-and-coming designers. In this feature Michelle Scotto meets up with Sai Suman, a fashion designer from India, to talk about how she builds her name in the...

  • Fighting thalassemia

    Fighting thalassemia

    Meet biomedical scientist Jeannesse Scerri whose work aims to diagnose patients with genetic diseases. Her current studies and work are dedicated to discovering cure for the hereditary disorder. 

  • Un/Burnished

    Un/Burnished

    It was a little over a year since the Zone met Nadège in her little studio. Since then she has managed to build a name as a jewellery maker locally, regular customers, foreign interest and now her first solo exhibition in connection with the Malta...

  • What cods have got to do with it

    What cods have got to do with it

    Watch interview with biologist Sarah Schembri from the fisheries department at University of Malta and find out about her research on cods' habitat and how this can have an impact on humans' lives. Sarah also shares with the Zone how learning to...

  • The art of archery

    The art of archery

    According to Confucius if children are taught archery they will receive three golden gifts: precision, focus, and discipline. One does not find archery in the school curriculum today (regretfully) nevertheless the interest in archery is still high...