Science

World’s first genetically modified babies?

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A Chinese scientist's claims of creating the first genetically engineered babies have shocked the scientific community. But is this true, and what are its implications?...

Patient confidentiality – Is there a line?

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Is there a point where patient confidentiality must be breached to protect the health of relatives?...

The Time warp of Vaccinations

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How one paper has contributed to the re-emergence of nearly eradicated diseases. ...

Twenty And Counting – The International Space Station

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The International Space Station is turning 20 this year. What's ahead for the station?...

High Time: Legalisation of Marijuana in the UK?

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Canada recently legalised recreational cannabis. Should the UK be next? ...

E-cigarettes: the ‘cure’ to stop smoking globally or just as bad as its rival?

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Are E-cigarettes healthier than actual cigarettes? Are they just as bad? Or are they even worse? ...

Toxoplasma And Mental Health

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Is there a potential link between a number of debilitating mental health disorders and a seemingly innocuous parasite? ...

The concerning consequences of following authority – Milgram’s Obedience Test

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Milgram's obedience experiment is one of the most famous psychological studies. But does it stand up to scrutiny?...

Are we headed towards a post-antibiotic era?

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Are our ''magic bullets' against infections about to become obsolete? ...

Scientists aim to sequence genomes of all known plants and animals

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Years after the Human Genome Project, scientists are about to take on an even bigger challenge. ...