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The Mysterious Case of the Vanishing Rainforest (and How You Can See it Before it’s Too Late)

The Amazon rainforest is disappearing at an unprecedented rate, with potentially catastrophic consequences — Childreach International bring you a once in a lifetime opportunity to delve into the depths of the jungle while you still can.

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Schrödinger’s Mutations

February 16, 2017 • Features, Life Sciences • Views: 31

Alisha delves into the strange world of quantum tunnelling and how it may lead to spontaneous DNA mutations.

Is Viagra a Male Contraceptive?

December 8, 2016 • Features, Life Sciences • Views: 43

Lauren Taylor delves into the stimulating debate that Viagra could be a contraceptive.

The Paradox of Missing Antimatter

December 3, 2016 • Features, Physical Sciences • Views: 74

Why are we here? Okay, that is a uselessly vague question; let me rephrase. Under what mechanism did the stars, planets, life, and all that come about?

Multiple Sclerosis: The Truth is Out There

November 30, 2016 • Features, Life Sciences • Views: 126

Everything you always wanted to know about Multiple Sclerosis* (*but hadn’t thought to ask)

Vivisection: Are We Doing Enough for the Animals Who Give So Much?

November 28, 2016 • Features, Life Sciences • Views: 68

Louise Richardson journeys through the controversial issue of vivisection to identify practical ways in which scientists can improve the wellbeing of animals used in their research.

The Weakened ‘Glue’ In Your Body

November 4, 2016 • Features, Life Sciences • Views: 65

Li-En Tan introduces Marfan syndrome — a genetic disorder that affects the body’s connective tissues (the glue in your body), and explains the associated cardiovascular complications.

The Future of Stratified Medicine

November 2, 2016 • Features, Life Sciences • Views: 24

It is becoming increasingly obvious that for many diseases, the idea of a one size fits all approach is coming to an end. Instead, a precision approach targeting an individual's unique genetic code is the way ahead. In this cover article for the August 2016 GIST magazine, Alisha Aman delves into