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World First: Gene Editing Approved – Paving the Way for GM Babies?

This week big news in the medical world was announced: for the first time ever, a “country¬†has considered the DNA-altering technique in embryos and approved it“. In effect, scientists have been given the green light to ‘edit’ human embryos in … Continue reading

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How Much Money is Too Much Money?

Since the economic recession of 2008-2013, many of us have had to learn to take greater care of our money, and survive within sometimes drastically limited means. Even now, despite claims that Britain’s own economy is on the mend, the … Continue reading

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The Dual Face of Medicine?

The history of medicine is undoubtedly fascinating, from prehistoric trephination, to the discovery of antibiotics, and the synthetic pharmaceutical revolution of the 20th century. Nowadays medical advances are no less interesting, though more highly specialised. Recently there have been a … Continue reading

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Why the Kylie Jenner Lip Challenge is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

Earlier this year the Kylie Jenner Lip Challenge hit the headlines. If you don’t know what the Kylie Jenner Lip Challenge is, a quick google search will bring up a number of ‘fail videos’ and stern warnings surrounding the dangers … Continue reading

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Fashioning the Modern Individual: The Age of the “Selfie”

Throughout history the “modern individual” has been obsessed by image.¬†Fashions may have come and gone, but the inherent concern for one’s aesthetic appearance has endured throughout the ages; from the cosmetics of Ancient Egypt, through to the grandiose clothing of … Continue reading

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