Science has done great things for us, like moon missions and plentiful food. It's also done some terrible things like nuclear bombs and pocket-change.
And then there are those occasions where science doesn't know what the hell it's doing.
When you sink your teeth into your first piece of chocolate this Easter, you're probably not thinking about where it came from. But for Ghanaian cocoa farmers like Mary Appiah, chocolate is a matter of life and death.
Asia Upward has written and photographed A Dog's World, a canine recipe book for pampered pooches that is helping raise money for the charity Animal SOS Sri Lanka.