How to crowdsource an atlas for a snake, a tortoise and a lizard

There’s more than just a few snakes (and tortoises, lizards and crocodiles, for that matter) to be found among the 485 pages of the newly published Atlas and Red List of the Reptiles of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. In fact, you will be able to use this full-colour atlas to look up the basics…

Baby, make those genes talk

You will respond to medication differently to the person sitting next to you. A friend of a different race may be more susceptible to diabetes than you are; you could be at greater risk of developing hypertension. These signposts, which point to your disease risks and whether a certain medication will work for you, can…