In previous posts we’ve seen beautiful wasps, morbid butterflies and gorgeous caterpillars. In this one we are visiting a crustacean – a type of shellfish organism, not too different from shrimps, crabs and lobsters. Except that this one is an especially obscene parasite. Much like many other parasites,…
Just me playing around with a lovely little geek-toy.
Where soon you will meet wonderful people and hear unexpected things
Has academia overcome the Sagan effect? Is it trying to? Does the public care and are all celebrities the same?
If you think there are more important things that #scientific #literacy, you are may be right, but I'd suggest to think again!
How hard would it be to (bio)engineer a dragon? Some biology & genetics and here's the dragon!
Do you cross you fingers, knock on wood, turn the other way when black cat crosses your path?
Dolly was the first mammal to be cloned using the nucleus from a somatic cell of one animal and an egg from another individual of the same species. Her birth proved that we can restart the cellular development of a somatic cell from a higher animal in a way that would allow it to recreate any other cell needed to for a whole new individual.
Science is gender-neutral and one day this phenomenon will stand as a pillar of our progress.
To every scientist - I have faith that we can do this and much more!