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Genetic modification of human embryos approved in UK

The recent decision taken by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) regulator to permit genome editing on human embryos is a landmark move, yet has proved contentious in equal…

Genetically modified mosquitoes – the cure for malaria?

Scientists at the University of California, Irvine, have recently devised a method which has the potential to aid significantly in the eradication of malaria. This disease, if not treated immediately…

2°C Rise in global temperature inevitable by 2036

If we needed yet another reminder that global climate change is one of the most pressing issues of modern times, the UN’s recently released report offers us a pertinent example.…

Foreign Office blocks SNP minister’s visit to Gaza

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has come under heavy criticism following its refusal to allow Humza Yousaf, the SNP Minister for external affairs and international development to pay an…