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  • Ethical Relativism in light of Western and Islamic Values

    Ethical Relativism in light of Western and Islamic Values

    Bryce Harper

    Turn on the television in any Western nation and you will undoubtedly find a politician sounding off about Western values. Search some more, find a channel reporting on current immigration rates from the Middle-East, and watch how the discussion quickly descends into a contest between Western and Islamic values, their compatibility, and how to best […]

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  • In Defence: Taking on the Natural Ruse

    In Defence: Taking on the Natural Ruse

    Bryce Harper

    The GMO “debate” never strays far from the headlines. Almost every person I know has an opinion on the matter, and I cannot stomach that. As Patrick Stokes, senior lecturer in philosophy at the Deakin University, argues: “The problem with “I’m entitled to my opinion” is that, all too often, it’s used to shelter beliefs […]

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  • Dear Dr Internet

    Dear Dr Internet

    Bryce Harper

    Dear Dr. Internet I have a weird rash forming on my neck. It’s red, slightly swollen, and it is hot to touch. Can anyone recommend some ailments or home remedies I could apply to stop the itching? Questions like this have become all too common in a world where social media is saturated with perhaps […]

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  • Interview with Leah MacDonald.

    Interview with Leah MacDonald.

    Christopher_NW

    Recently, biomedical science student Leah MacDonald, was awarded the first Christopher Haggarty-Weir bursary at the University of the Sunshine Coast. This is an annual scholarship I set up to give something back to my alma mater where I did my biomed degree. I thought it would be a great idea to sit down with Leah […]

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Health
Blood Smear of Malaria Positive Blood

Blood Smear of Malaria Positive Blood

Christopher_NW

 

  This blood smear shows human blood positive for malaria infection, with a Plasmodium falciparum gametocyte (the sexual form of the most lethal of the malaria parasite species) right in the center.

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