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Getting emergency contraception/abortion in Edinburgh

Living in a new city, it is important to make yourself aware of the services around you that you will need. Emergency contraception and abortion services may be vital in your time at Edinburgh. Naturally, condoms burst, pills are missed, and we just have unprotected sex and regret it later. That’s why we have alternative […]

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A less traditional method of encouraging reproduction?

Image: Jesse Orrico Pheromones are small chemical signalling molecules produced and released by organisms that affect the physiology of others in that species. A paper by Aprison & Ruvinsky in 2016 published in Current Biology explores the effects of these male-produced ‘scents’ on female reproductive behaviour in the simple, model organism Caenorhabditid elegans (nematodes/roundworms). This […]