Tag: dna

Neanderthals

Neanderthals

  Will white athletes forever have to accept black superiority in running contests and a number of other sports, while mostly winning at events that involve the rings or the balance beam? Let me explain why I believe so.   Since the great performance of Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, it has been […]

Redesigning Life

Redesigning Life

Back in 2010, the Venter lab announced they had synthesized the entire set of DNA (with some changes) from the bacterium Mycoplasma mycoides in the lab. Even more remarkably, they transplanted this artificial genome into a different species of bacteria, Mycoplasma capricolum, and this bacterium was transformed into Mycoplasma mycoides. They had now essentially created […]

By December 26, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Genetic Engineering : Are There Lines We Shouldn’t Cross?

Genetic Engineering : Are There Lines We Shouldn’t Cross?

Since the first genetically modified organism in 1973, genetic engineering has taken off both industrially and scientifically. Famous faces such as Bill and Melinda Gates have worked hard to produce ‘Affinivax’, a new biotechnology company focused on vaccine development. However many scientists such as Thierry Vrain are against genetic engineering. He states “When I hear […]

By November 3, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Could coffee protect DNA from damage?

Could coffee protect DNA from damage?

Four-week coffee consumption affects energy intake, satiety regulation, body fat, and protects DNA integrity I have always been a green tea lover but I am considering to become a coffee addicted, and I will tell you why: Three to four cups of a ‘special’ coffee rich in green coffee bean compounds and roast products may […]

By September 1, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
How Autism and Specific Language Impairment can affect families

How Autism and Specific Language Impairment can affect families

Researchers have found a new link to explain why autism and specific language impairment can both affect members of the same family. This genetic link can show why only one member of a family may develop autism and another member suffers from the less severe specific language impairment (SLI). SLI is in itself a confusing […]

By December 18, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
Time -Travelling Angels

Time -Travelling Angels

Do you believe in angels? I think more people do than don’t. I do, but not in the way they’re portrayed in old paintings, with wings on their backs. What is an angel? An angel, according to the Bible, is a messenger of God. They’re also God’s warriors and hit men. Any unpleasant task, like […]