I was planning on finishing up work at the end of next week and had told my boss as much. After I told him, I got the flu and couldn’t go to work the rest of the week. Then we had COW Club all the week after that. I was planning on working four or […]
This article reported that the Venter Institute managed to transplant the genome of one species of bacteria into another. The recipient bacteria appeared to become the donor, but they’re not sure quite how it got rid of the recipient’s original DNA. Venter said that they’re not reporting on synthetic life, but this could be a […]
Just reading through some of the headlines recently. I generally don’t pay much attention to news, a mixture of not listening to the radio, not watching free-to-air TV and being too slow a reader to want to buy a paper. Some random things that caught my attention though: Watson’s DNA sequenced: It’s pretty impressive that […]
I’m not doing a PhD, but this is sooo true!
Hubby keeps a bunch of old Scientific Americans next to the loo. I don’t mind them being there, I don’t really read them in depth but they’re pretty interesting. A page just happened to be open on an article about Alcoholism, which I haven’t actually read because my brain is tired, but it does have […]