Understanding the science behind the news allows us to balance the pros and cons and make a balanced decision.

Two stories in this week’s newsletter ask students to do this:┬áThe collapse of footballer Fabrice Muamba during a match last Saturday has sparked a debate about whether athletes should be screened for heart abnormalities. Also: should an area of natural beauty in South Africa undergo the┬ácontroversial┬ádrilling practice for natural gas known as fracking?

 

 

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