Georgina Kenyon

Drought, depression and decolonisation

The Eastern Cape government recently declared the province a drought disaster area. And as the climate crisis worsens, so does our mental health

Algae ‘slime’ could hold fertility clue

A form of primordial slime could hold the answer to preserving the fertility of women who have cancer -- and even help preserve critically endangered mammals such as the Siberian tiger and Mexican wolf. The ''slime'', called alginate, is extracted from algae, and is being used by a team of fertility scientists from Northwestern University in Illinois in the United States.

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