Food security in the UK Infographic text

Hello! Here is the accompanying text to the post found here, on instagram. This page is for people who use screen readers, cannot discern black on pink text or for any other reason cannot read text on an instagram post. The sources for each slide are at the bottom of this page. Image description: AllContinue reading “Food security in the UK Infographic text”

Disability pride month infographic text

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Abolishing anonymity: the implications of genetic sequencing technology

BY EMILY MAY ARMSTRONG · NOVEMBER 22, 2019Artwork by Jaz Hill-Valer The world is a divisive place; there’s no doubt about that. But if there’s one thing that unites us through politics, social class, economic status, and geography, it’s our DNA: the 23 tightly coiled chromosomes sat neatly in the nucleus of almost every cell. We are 99.9%Continue reading “Abolishing anonymity: the implications of genetic sequencing technology”

Book Review: “SUPERIOR”, Angela Saini’s riveting takedown of the return of race science.

Emily May Armstrong reviews Angela Saini’s brand new book BY EMILY MAY ARMSTRONG · JUNE 24, 2019 Angela Saini is my one of my favourite authors. I plunged into the descriptive and critically aware world of Inferior, Saini’s second book, over Christmas 2017, refusing to leave the house so I could finish it. I loved it; however, IContinue reading “Book Review: “SUPERIOR”, Angela Saini’s riveting takedown of the return of race science.”

The Cleaning Revolution: How does this new wave of ultra-cleanliness affect our health?

The Cleaning Revolution: How does this new wave of ultra-cleanliness affect our health? BY EMILY MAY ARMSTRONG · JUNE 10, 2019 This article was originally published on the Glasgow Insight into Science and Technology’s page, as a feature. Check out http://www.the-gist.org for more award-winning science journalism from Scotland. Image Credit: Eli Duke via Flickr. No Changes have beenContinue reading “The Cleaning Revolution: How does this new wave of ultra-cleanliness affect our health?”