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 […]

Opinion

Wildlife programmes

November 24, 2016 2

With a new series of Planet Earth generating a lot of excitement, Spring, Autumn and Winterwatch on the BBC and Living the Wildlife on RTE, it’s perhaps time to return to an article from a […]

Opinion

Killing traditions

August 25, 2016 0

We have all heard it “Whaling is bad!”, but few know why it’s SO bad. Now, I’m in no way a vegan, or even vegetarian. I eat meat, and I usually enjoy it. But I […]

Opinion

Summer to summer; Surrey to Kenya

August 16, 2016 2

Work experience; an omnipresent necessity for anyone who wants to get anywhere in life. For me, work experience is something I’ve come across through luck and hard work combined. University applications; job applications; internships and […]

Opinion

The reason for me being an optimist

August 5, 2016 0

This article was reproduced from facing-change.org. To be honest, there are situations that make it difficult to keep the head up and not just give the whole world my finger. Good news like Donald Trump […]

Opinion

(Re)action not resignation

August 3, 2016 0

This article was reproduced from facing-change.org. While most of us would probably agree that our current lifestyle is somewhat problematic, we often don’t manage to really change anything about it. I think the reason for […]

Opinion

Gotta catch ‘em all!

July 19, 2016 0

I’m embracing the launch of Pokémon Go by using this as an opportunity to link Pikachu to biology. Everyone knows the Pokémon lyrics ‘Gotta catch ‘em all!’’ and can relate to this sentiment, especially in […]

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