What Is Your DNA Doing For You Right Now?

Ever since its structure was unraveled in the early Fifties, DNA has been considered the mastermind of the cell. Sitting in splendid isolation in the cell’s nucleus, DNA encodes all of life. It sends duplicates of itself (RNA) to direct the manufacture of proteins; and proteins, as…

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The 5 Most Adorable Animals Facing Extinciton

If you thought Jurassic Park was entirely science fiction, then guess again. “De-extinction” isn’t just the stuff of fantasy, but rather a burgeoning field in science that aims to revive extinct species. Early trials are being tested on the Passenger Pigeon, as well as the wooly mammoth,…

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