Author Archives: Peyton T.

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Adam and Adam and more Adams

In reference to the well-known Christian story of Adam and Eve, many scientists specializing in evolutionary history refer to the oldest known member of a species as its “Adam”. It is expected that the human “Adam” lived about 200,000 years … Keep Reading


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Race to Telomerase

The enzyme telomerase is what allows indefinite proliferation of cancer cells. Telomeres are the repetitive DNA sequences at the end of chromosomes and act as protective caps. When cells divide, the telomeres get shorter and shorter until they run out … Keep Reading


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