All posts tagged medicine

Embryo Screening – Do We Deserve to Know the Future?   

  DNA is mostly locked up safely inside our cells, where it is used as an instruction manual to make every conceivable part of the human body. Cells are dying […]

The ethics of medical data records – is sharing, caring? [2/2]

It is perhaps not the most common knowledge that the NHS’ records are used for research. But I would personally make the argument that this is not necessarily a bad […]

The ethics of medical data records – is sharing, caring? [1/2]

In contemporary society, as the surveillance state and ‘big brother’ watch us scuttle around in the city below, privacy becomes an ethical issue that is deserving of a spotlight. Whilst the ‘incognito’ tab […]

To Fucking Meningitis

Without meaning to sound like an absolute plonker, I do believe that the number 3 is rather significant in life…ok, wait, before you roll your eyes and turn the page […]

Is the Government Responsible for our Individual Happiness? – [2/2] 

This week’s Headcandy theme is perhaps one of the most difficult yet in the column to address from a scientific perspective. Firstly, is happiness quantifiable? Perhaps to a very limited extent in the form of pleasure; […]

The Wonderland Bar at The Vaults

Les Enfant Terribles’ immersive production: ‘Alice’s Adventures underground’, has kicked off at The Vaults in Waterloo for the season, accompanied by a wave of tremendous reviews. Apart from the curious […]

On London and Dreams…

This is a slight deviation from our usual reviews and historical articles about the city, but as the semester is drawing to a close (are you panicking? I’m not panicking…) […]