The Science of Sexuality

Sintija Jurkevica and Jonathan James The struggle of understanding sexuality begins to muddle even before sexual orientation can be defined. Some sources describe it as a person’s capacity to have erotic experiences and responses. However, in general, sexual orientation or preference, can be defined as “the sex (biological aspects of maleness and femaleness) of those … Continue reading The Science of Sexuality

The Future of Genome Editing: Utopia or Dystopia?

Marina Sanz Orell It seems that, once again, we find ourselves at a point in history where reality begins to imitate fiction. We’ve seen countless examples of this during recent years, from gadgets that seem taken out of Doctor Who to space travelling projects that bring us closer to Star Trek. Image Credit: Pixabay In … Continue reading The Future of Genome Editing: Utopia or Dystopia?

Hunting to Extinction

Katy Drake Our planet is flirting dangerously with the sixth mass extinction of plants and animals. Humans the culprits; habitat destruction and direct exploitation of species the crimes. As the decline of terrestrial land mammals continues to accelerate, bushmeat hunting, in particular, has gained new attention. An international study, led by Professor William Ripple of … Continue reading Hunting to Extinction