January: Biology

Question 1:

Life started in the oceans, but around 500 million years ago the first land-based animals and plants appeared. What are the main difficulties associated with living on the land (compared to underwater) and how are organisms adapted to cope with these difficulties?

Hint! A good starting point might be to think carefully through the characteristics of life (MRSGREN). What will be the main difficulties?

Question 2: a more Medicine-based one

What problems will doctors in the UK face in the year 2033?

Hint! How might the population of the UK be different in 20 years time? How might the profession have changed? What priorities will remain the same as today?