Nature Knows Best: The most prolific inventor ever.
We humans tend to have a pretty high opinion of ourselves. The great Creator, for those who believe in such a being, is often human in …
Living On The Knife’s Edge
Your body is constantly on a knife’s edge. Oh, sure, internal regulatory processes dull the knife, giving you a little wiggle room here and there, but …
Are you 99% monkey?
It’s often said that humans and chimpanzees share 99% of their DNA. But what does this actually mean? Our genetic information is stored in long strings …
Organisms living in human body
Did you know that trillions of other organisms including viruses and bacteria live in our bodies, even in healthy people? Earlier this year, The Human Microbiome …
What’s in a name?
One of the little perks of studying genetics is stumbling across ridiculously named genes. Mutations in the ‘cheap date’ gene, for example, produce flies that are …
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