Pleistocence Park?

28 January 2009 grant b 0

Not dinosaurs, but mammoths. I’d like to ride a mammoth. Wouldn’t you? New Scientist teases us with the possibility we can soon ride mammoths… or […]

Give junk DNA a hand.

17 September 2008 grant b 0

Because, New Scientist reports, it may have given us ours: When genetically engineered into mice, the human DNA seems to activate genes in the budding […]

Better than Shinola.

18 August 2008 grant b 0

Dailytech.com is smiling (or is it just gas?) over the latest trick we’ve gotten E. coli to perform. Geneticists have altered the food-poisoning germ so […]

I no caveman? Unk!

14 August 2008 grant b 0

Wired burst bubble! Science-head say me no Neanderthal no how: Scientists who sequenced the mitochondrial DNA of a 38,000-year-old Neanderthal returned no evidence of ancestral […]

Unintentional twins.

8 August 2008 grant b 0

The Los Angeles Times recently reported on some trouble with DNA testing. No, it wasn’t a new OJ Simpson-style courtroom blunder, but the discovery that […]

Turning off old age.

29 July 2008 grant b 0

Stanford researchers have discovered something strange about microscopic worms, ScientificBlogging reports. These nematodes have specific genes that regulate the aging process: The researchers examined the […]

SONG: All Our Tomorrows

23 June 2008 grant b 1

SONG: “All Our Tomorrows” [Download] (To download: double right-click & “Save As”) ARTIST: grant. SOURCE: “DNA Retrieved from 1,000-Year-Old Vikings”, LiveScience.com, 28 May 2008, as […]