Announcing the birth of Lab-in-a-Box. Now updated with new images!
Lab in a Box Jun 16
Oxitec’s GM mosquitos may be a very effective way to control insects that carry human disease
The recent production of germline genetically modified human embryos raises ethical questions for us all.
How to make a Mammoth Apr 19
Are we really close to resurrecting the Mammoth?
The value of seeing things. Apr 13
Peter K. Dearden A month or so ago I got a pain. A nagging, annoying pain in what a doctor referred to as ‘the groinal area’. In a testicle to be precise. Now, as a possessor of a Y chromosome, I did what needed to be done, I ignored it. But it hurt. Now when [...]
Brontosauri are back, or are they?
Science and Impact. Apr 06
Measuring the impact of Science is hard and important, but let’s not throw the baby out with the bathwater
Evolving a Whale-Shrimp Mar 31
Our oceans were filled with amazing animals that tell us about the past and the way evolution works.
The strange story of why your dad’s Y chromosome could affect your biology, even if you didn’t inherit it.
Dead Famous DNA Feb 19
Dead famous DNA is ludicrous and misrepresents genetics.