Tagged: Nobel Prize

The ribo what? - Labrinth

Vic Arcus Nov 17, 2009

In the cellular city, there is one factory which reigns supreme and it is called the ribosome. This is the molecular factory which produces proteins. It is a monolithic molecular complex which literally “translates” the information in genes (encoded by sequences of DNA and RNA) into proteins. It is also very ancient and is found in all forms of life … Read More

The 2009 Nobel Peace Prize - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Oct 11, 2009

Internationally there has been much fuss about Barack Obama being awarded the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize. Before passing your judgement, though, it may help to remember that the award committee aren't dumb and that it might be useful to first read what the Peace Prize is awarded for to try understand their thinking. My reading of … Read More