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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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Why should politics be any different? #PigGate

This week #PigGate and the ongoing feud between David Cameron and Lord Ashcroft seemed to be, quite literally, the talk of town. As far comedy goes, #PigGate is pretty much the golden ticket, hand delivered and presented on a plate. … Continue reading

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Experimental Education: Are Our Kids Tough enough?

Not long ago, the BBC’s Are our kids tough enough? three part documentary¬†delved into Britain’s education system to ask whether, in an increasingly global market, British schools are up to par – “in a unique experiment, five teachers from China … 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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