–Polly Curtin Apparently it’s not just humans who turn to alcohol for some reconciliation when rejected by the opposite sex! But male fruit flies indeed too, like to drink away their problems. Results of a study by Shohat-Ophir et al … Continue reading Male Fruit Flies Turn To The Bottle To Cope With Rejection
-Jaskaran Dhillon Nine years after the Human Genome Project, 25 leading synthetic biologists, including a few from the original project, have decided to now create an entire genome from scratch. The project, known as the Human Genome Project–Write (HGP-write), first generated interest at a talk at Harvard medical school in Boston. … Continue reading Creating A Genome
Why saving the joke of the animal kingdom may have been worth it. -Miranda Burke That inspired title might imply to you that I think saving these abominations was a bit of a ‘con’. This has always been a widely … Continue reading Pandas – Putting The ‘Con’ In Conservation?
-Antony Ho Would you feel comfortable with the idea of voluntarily exploding your entire body on the off chance that by doing so you would be able to protect your home, maybe a bit like a “good” terrorist? Probably not… But … Continue reading Insect Altruism – Have The Insects Got It All Wrong?