How to Live on Planet Earth

Bethany Torr In a very over simplified, and arguably unhelpful manner, Google provides this definition of urbanisation: “the process of making an area more urban”. Nevertheless, let’s put some numbers to this definition. One-hundred years ago only 20% of the world population lived in a city. Factor in one industrial revolution, the emergence into the … Continue reading How to Live on Planet Earth

Smoking’s Cancer Risk Explained

Bethany Torr For a long time, it has been known that smoking significantly increases the chances of developing cancer. Yet despite this knowledge, smoking-related cancers still account for around a fifth of all UK cancer cases, making smoking the biggest preventable cause of cancer. Tumours form due to mutations within cell DNA that allow cells … Continue reading Smoking’s Cancer Risk Explained