Margarida is one of my closest friends. Read about the scientist and the person - first hand - here!
Julia is a precious friend of mine! I met her while doing my Master's in Helsinki, Finland. She's kind, caring, fun to be around, thoughtful, wise and someone who was definitely born for science! Here is her poster!
Some love stories are meant to be, but these guys have it real hard - this love is truly a matter of love or death!
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.
So next time you think of evolution, think of it as the never-ending journey, and don't be mistaken - we to can be very (r)evolutionary - if a scientist can imagine something, they'll also find a way to do it!
Be curious and always be critical - even of the things you hear in class!
Don't freak out - this is not the plot for a #sci-fi horror, as it's specific to a single-cell sized #host - an #ancient #amoeba, and definitely not to #humans. Phew!
Today, we're going to look into another type of fascinating #parasite - one with a rather morbid taste - for #blood and #tears.