Melanie Burke
About Melanie Burke
I completed a BSc majoring in biology and genetics, an Honours degree in Ecology and I am currently immersed in my MSc degree at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg, all in pursuit of my passion.
Opinion

Alcohols’ domestication of humans

June 27, 2018 0

  Proof: The Science of Booze by Roger Adams.      Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014.  Pp. 220. Price R244.00. E15.00. £13.60 ISBN 978-0-547-89796-7. Being a science student, of course all I read is science (I’ve never […]

Zoology

Sentinels of the South African Escarpment

November 18, 2016 3

Authors: Melanie Burke and Sandi Willows-Munro Are these bearded ‘giants’ being held captive by their genetics? My study focuses on elucidating whether these majestic birds are suffering the consequences of reduced genetic variation in comparison […]