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Forget Asexual vs. Sexual Reproduction- you can have both

Having the ability to reproduce both sexually and asexually, a process known as heterogamy, can be highly advantageous when members…

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Veganuary  With January came new year’s resolu- tions, diets and veganism. Veganuary has become increasingly popular over the past few…

GM crops: the answer to the global food crisis?

WE HAVE EXPLOITED the world’s resources for thousands of years, and crops have been a major part of this. However,…

Diabetes in numbers: the worrying statistics

OVER THE PAST thousand years of medical progress, the human race has seen a slow but steady increase in human…

TB resistant cows: a promising future?

IT WAS ANNOUNCED last month by Chinese scientists that a group of cows have been genetically engineered to be resistant…

York research spotlight: Dr Steve Johnson

DR STEVE JOHNSON, a senior lecturer in the Electronics Department, has been with the University of York since 2012. His…

Meningitis: what it is and what to look for

Following a recent case of meningococcal meningitis in York, an email was dispatched to students at the university, providing reassurance…

An aquatic mindset: understanding our oceans

FROM CORAL reefs, viral communities and crustaceans to sharks and rays, the earth’s ocean is the largest ecosystem on the…

Three part list: what are you saying?

HAVE YOU EVER been asked which three things you’d take with you to a desert island? Have you ever dreamed…

Man-flu or merely a medical myth?

IT’S THAT TIME of year again, when everybody is ill in some way or another, and people throw the word…

Launching a solution to the lithium-ion problem

YOU OFTEN find rechargeable lithium-ion batteries in phones, laptops, hoverboards and even planes and electric cars. They are light-weight, highly…