A Democracy to Sneeze at

Scientists have observed that African Hunting Dogs live in a sort of democratic society, where each member gets a say in the activities of the group....

New CRISPR Success

CRISPR, a gene editing technique, has proven to be successful in correcting a pathogenic mutation in human embryos....

Rare Disease Day 2017 – What is it?

Today, February 28th 2017, marks the tenth international Rare Disease Day, which is an event held on the last day of February each year, and its goal is to raise awareness for rare diseases. A disease is considered as rare in Europe if it affects fewer than 1 in...

Penguins at Risk due to Ecological Traps

A recent study shows South African Penguins being affected by an Ecosystem-wide Ecological Trap, contributing to a decrease in population size, and their endangered status....