Genetics & Molecular Biology

We're All Mutants, But You'll Never Be In The X-Men

Everyone is a mutant but some are prone to diverge more than others. The difference is largely based on two influences. One is the age of a child's parents. A child born to a father who is 35 years old will likely have more mutations than a sibling bo ...

Article - News Staff - Sep 25 2019 - 6:05am

Alcohol Is Fertility Statistical Magic- But Not In The Way You Think

A new review of other papers claims that unless women stopped drinking alcohol a year prior to conception they probably gave their kids future congenital heart disease. The authors are not kidding. And binge drinking was correlated to 52 percent higher bi ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Oct 3 2019 - 12:11pm

Realistic Lab Grown Meat Gets A Step Closer With Textures

Though plant burgers like Beyond and Impossible have surged in popularity, they are still alternative versions of the real thing. Science has been consistently pushing toward real meat, but grown in a lab, which should defuse activist claims about the meat ...

Article - News Staff - Oct 22 2019 - 10:57am

Is There Really GMO Pot?

An interesting issue came up through my volunteer work for the new website, " GMOAnswers.com ".  Apparently some pot users are concerned that they might be unwittingly consuming what they consider to be a dreaded "GMO."   The irony is t ...

Article - Steve Savage - Oct 24 2019 - 12:55pm

If You Are A Biologist, You Should Stop Giving Money To AAAS Right Now

In February, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) issued a bombastic press release to announce its 2019 Award for Scientific Freedom and Responsibility was going to to Sarath Gunatilake and Channa Jayasumana, anti-glyphosate prote ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Nov 5 2019 - 9:20am