Since the beginning of this year, certain states within the US have seen a drastic increase in the number of measles cases. The vast majority…View More In Vaccination, Science Denial is Dangerous
In recent years, the American Super Bowl and other large sporting events have come under fire for supposedly being a hotbed for sex traffickers. Host…View More Super Bowl Sex
It’s no secret that we live in a politically divided world. As extremism abounds, it feels harder to bridge the gaps between opposing political worldviews.…View More Changing Minds: The Neuroscience of Our Political Climate
On January 15th, the World Health Organization (WHO) released its annual list of the Top 10 Threats to Global Health that it pledged to combat…View More Anti-Vaxxers Are Taking Over the World – but not the way you think
Picture Princes Street on a sunny, crisp Edinburgh morning, lined from one end to another with your favourite stores: Topshop, Primark, H&M, Zara, Urban Outfitters,…View More The Clothes On Our Backs And Their Impact
Over four years after the story of the Flint Water Crisis first made headlines around the world, the residents of Flint, Michigan, still do not…View More After over 1600 days, Flint, Michigan still does not have clean water
Here’s a thought; There is almost an undoubtedle chancethat something you have used today is madefrom the hands of modern-day slaves. Commonly used materials such…View More Who Picked Your Cotton?
With the end of the Cold War and the fading threat of global nuclear destruction, both scientific and popular discourse have focused on the threats…View More Preparing For the Unknown — International cooperation and local capacity building are needed to prepare for ‘the next pandemic’
As climate change begins to affect the production of food we eat every day, the world’s diet may have to undergo a dramatic transformation. Currently,…View More Are forgotten foods the solution to climate change?
When discussing academia, it is almost wholly impossible to leave out the power trio of politics, power, and market sensitivity. The comingling of these three…View More Strike out the Discourse, March Straight to the Facts
David Smith of The Guardian recently described the President of the United States’ use of Twitter as an ‘unrivalled glimpse into [his] id’ – and…View More Healthy Choices
Cage fighting and combat sports have long been associations of angry young men. With the proliferation of televised bouts of Mixed Martial Arts being projected…View More Tajikistan – Cage fighting and Extremism in Central Asia