Black morph of the Indian cobra (photo by Richard Southworth)
Zoology

Searching for Snakes in Himachal Pradesh

October 17, 2018 0

Snakebite is considered a “neglected tropical disease” by the World Health Organisation, and it kills more people in India than anywhere else in the world; 45,000 fatalities per year is the official figure, though it […]

Conservation

Using the Infinity Gauntlet for conservation

September 26, 2018 0

If you’re mad about Marvel comic book heroes like me, then you’ve probably seen the blockbuster Avengers: Infinity War, which was released earlier this year. For those who haven’t seen the film, an intergalactic super-villain […]

Environment

How to Build A Bug Hotel (Infographic)

August 1, 2018 0

Make the most of the beautiful summer weather by taking on a new gardening project that the whole family can enjoy. Learn how you can build a bug hotel from this infographic courtesy of Capital […]

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 […]

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