Month: February 2017

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....