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Controversy: Are sex-specific abortions OK?

Following the criticism of an Ethics Professor for supporting abortions based on the foetus’s sex, Science and Technology reporter Jake Jones considers the ethics of sex-specific abortions

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Controversy: Animal testing

This week, Senior Science & Technology Reporter, Serena Holloway, tackles the ongoing debate on animal testing in pharmaceutical development

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Global News: Science

Read the best science news from around the world this week

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It’s time to wake up to waste

Hope Rapp tells us all why we should #wastenot and be aware of wasteful practices, both to save money and save waste

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How ethical is our fashion?

Sarah Kilcourse delves into the world of ethical fashion and investigates just how ethical our high-street really is

Charity

Vintage vs. charity shops

Perisha Kudhail thinks twice about second-hand—is it unethical to buy vintage when charity shops offer the same service?

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Vegetarianism in our meat-orientated culture

Georgia Welch explores the difficulties of an anti-meat lifestyle in today’s society

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One death is a tragedy, 173 deaths is a statistic

The glorification of violence and killing on the battle field is as abhorrent and disgraceful as celebrating it anywhere else

Not everyone loves Jezza as much.

I was in the audience of the most evil show on TV

The Jeremy Kyle Show claims to help guests. How can a show whose website advertises the chance to “get your ex back” help anyone asks Robert Firth?

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Ask Kitty

This week our resident lifestyle guru Kitty Treverton Jones deals with first year blues and the ethics of dating

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Our prison system is corrupt and that should worry us all

Morris Seifert argues that we need a prison system inclined towards compassion not incarceration