Genetic Ancestry Testing and Race

Ever since the Brexit referendum racial attacks in the UK have been on the rise but unity and respect have risen up from the masses as people come together. More than ever it has become important to break down the barriers that cause division. Last year Momondo’s video to do just this went viral. It…

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Horse head on cow body

Discreet Meat Deceit

As you’re probably aware, horse meat has been found in many of the UK’s cheaper ‘beef’ products. This led to an investigation which discovered that this is happening all over Europe, including Sweden, Switzerland, Germany and France. Personally, I don’t mind, but a lot of people are creating a lot of noise about it, so…

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Life, but not as we know it

  Michaela Livingstone A newly discovered bacterium uses the deadly arsenic to grow and live. The only organism able to use a different chemical from the accepted fundamental building blocks of life has been found living in a lake in California, substituting phosphorus for the usually poisonous element arsenic, opening up questions on what other…

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