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The physiology of stress

What does stress really do to our bodies? While we all understand the symptoms of the stress response, few of us know what the underlying physiological mechanisms are.

The pangolin’s plight

Dr Christine Steyn, of the Department of Anatomy and Physiology in the Faculty of Veterinary Science, is one of only a few people doing research on the anatomy of this shy animal.

Developing an ethical African information society through education

The evolution of information has brought its own set of challenges and ethical questions, such as questions about ownership, privacy, the ‘digital divide’ and e-waste.