Author Archives: Allison P.

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A blog about life...literally

Humans vs. Primates: Ready, Set, Go

In biology class recently, we have began discussing the mysteries and intricacies of evolution. However, in order to fully understand human evolution, we must understand why we are different than the other nonhuman primates around us. What in our brain … Keep Reading


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Anti Antibiotics

Antibiotics save millions of lives and are one of humanity’s greatest discoveries. They have made sicknesses that were once surely fatal to an ailment with a quick fix with no downsides. It’s almost as if it sounds too good to … Keep Reading


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1+1+1=1? Three-Parent Babies Now Possible

Most people associate the conception and development of a fetus from a zygote with the traditional knowledge of sperm meeting an egg. However, as of April 2016, scientists have figured a way to create a fetus with a combination of … Keep Reading


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An Iceless Arctic Is in the Near Future

The Arctic, the polar region found in the northmost part of the Earth, is well known for its beautiful icebergs that carry on for miles, the brisk, cool air, and its community of different species ranging from seals (Phoca groenlandica) … Keep Reading


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