Researchers find that motherly grooming, even after being independent, has unprecedented benefits to young chimps for life. Saugat Bolakhe explores the evolutionary advantages maternal love and shares how the ‘alpha male’ is often wrongfully portrayed in human culture.
Category: Social Sciences
Fursonas are more than just colourful and engaging avatars. Dzachary Zainudden explores how furries design and utilise them to express their idealised selves.
2020 was nothing short of surprises. Diana reflects upon three major events that took place in 2020 and takes a closer look into how they might all be linked.
John Carlo Jadormeo Combista explores the ethical issues surrounding the convergence between neurodiversity and autism.
Research can be a lonely profession. Here, Callum delves into the roots of this problem and what is being done to solve it.
The COVID-19 pandemic can pit parts of our mind against each other with one trying to obey lockdown measures and the other desperately trying to find social connection.
Caitlin explores what has prompted discussions about a change in policy on vaccines and
whether these are likely to be effective.
The promotion of diet pills, laxative teas and weight-loss supplements is now the norm on social media. Siobhan McGeechan explores this phenomenon in relation to social media influencers, specifically how their promotion of these products may be affecting not just the mental health but also the physical health of their followers.