In genetic research, animals with “knocked out” genes have been extremely valuable.
As a nation, we appear to be struggling as to which of two competing, yet often compelling, philosophies we will follow as we head into the future.
Few children can hold a crystal in their hand and not be fascinated.
In the course of developing research projects biologists often ask themselves questions and their questions are frequently concerned with energetics.
The tremendous capacity of our senses to discriminate what’s going on around us is not often something we take the time to think about.
It is now possible for a child to have three parents: One parent, a male, contributing half of a full nuclear genome via a sperm by means of in vitro fertilization, the second parent, a female, contributing the other half of a full nuclear genome using just the cell nucleus from one of her egg cells
Ponce de León may have been born 500 years too soon if some of the recent research in mice is confirmed and holds true for humans as well.
Our general understanding of parasites is that they are generally small organisms that infect specific animals or plants.
Glacial/interglacial cycles, at least those that have occurred over the past million years, have been considered to be largely the result of the natural increases and declines in solar radiation striking the higher latitudes on Earth (those regions closer to the North and South Poles).
Recently filed lawsuits, in three New York counties, have the potential to interrupt a variety of biomedical research programs.