Monthly Archives: January 2015
With the aid of newer technology and social media, today’s society has been further exposed to the numerous diseases and “imperfections” that can be passed down to future generations. In time, however, this may not be an issue. The increasing … Keep Reading
Image from Wikimedia Commons The battle between viruses and antibiotics has been long fought in the medical field. A virus has been defined as “an ultramicroscopic, metabolically inert, infectious agent that replicates only within the cells of living hosts, mainly … Keep Reading
Diabetes affects many people throughout the world. According to the National Diabetes Statistics Report, 9.3% of the population had diabetes in 2012, meaning the human species is heavily affected by diabetes and the symptoms it produces. Diabetes, put simply, describes … Keep Reading
In this unfair world of natural selection, unfairness is experienced everyday. By nature, natural selection is unfair. Success being predetermined to discriminate countless organisms not for things they have done, but for who they are. Although there is a lot … Keep Reading
Lately we’ve been discussing the historical experiments involved in elucidating the structure and function of DNA. Here’s a great video that nicely highlights the discovery of the double helix shape of DNA by James Watson and Francis Crick. Enjoy!