Monthly Archives: January 2017

Toucan Play That Game

A blog about life...literally

Cutting Climate Change in America

Video from Wikimedia Commons Within his first week of presidency, Donald Trump has asked the Environmental Protection Agency to take down its whole web page having to do with climate change. These links include the impacts of climate change, the … Keep Reading


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Creating a Semi-Synthetic Organism

All organisms share a genetic language: four nucleotides that make up the genomes of all known life. A, C, T, and G; combinations of these four base pairs have clearly led to a massive variety of living things. With this … Keep Reading


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The Origin of Life

I know what you are thinking. “What does this guy think he is doing, trying to answer the most difficult question in biology in a bio blog.” Well I assure you, that is not what I am trying to do, … Keep Reading


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Stopping the Spread of a Virus

According to a recent study by Princeton University, the hepatitis E virus (a liver virus that has been increasingly apparent in Europe) may be treated through a “weak spot” in its process of spreading between cells. As discovered in class, … Keep Reading


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