DNA

Science Creates Alien Lifeform With Artificial DNA Strand

Patton Oswalt had said something in his 2007 comedy album Werewolves & Lollipops that was very profound. “We’re Science: We’re all about coulda, not shoulda.” His statement has never been more right than right now. ...

J. Craig Venter: Transporting DNA with Super Computers

Biologist J. Craig Venter is known mainly for fusing high end computing to the genome mapping process which has enabled him to map out the human genome in a process he calls “Digitized Biology.” But will his breakthroughs lead us ...

Yeti Mystery Solved says Geneticist Bryan Sykes

An Oxford University geneticist says he has solved the mystery of the Tibetan snow creature called Yeti. For hundreds of years the Yeti legend focuses on an ape like creature that hides in the Himalayas striking out at hunters leaving huge foot ...

Junk DNA: Alive and Well

What’s the story on the flotsam and jetsam within our genetic code? The media have been abuzz with more reports proclaiming the death of what’s known as “junk DNA.” This usually happens every time an infinitesimally small chunk of DNA thought to ...