August 1, 2013|
August 2013's selection of notable quotes
July 24, 2013|
Contestants criticize the organization and scoring of a Pentagon competition challenging scientists to detect bioterrorism threats by analyzing DNA sequences.
July 19, 2013|
A geneticist-turned-filmmaker is making a movie set in Columbia University’s famous Fly Room, where the foundations for modern genetics were laid.
July 9, 2013|
Mycobacterium smegmatis can donate larger portions of its genome to other bacteria than previously thought, approaching the level of gene shuffling seen in sexual reproduction.
July 8, 2013|
DNA and RNA sequences from Lake Vostok below the Antarctic glacier reveal thousands of bacteria species, including some commonly found in fish digestive systems.
In Chapter 3, “From Mating to Conception,” author Robert Martin explores the question of why humans and other primates frequently engage in sexual intercourse when females are not fertile.
July 1, 2013|
Denial, Probably Approximately Correct, Permanent Present Tense, and Against Their Will
July 1, 2013|
Women may be able to store viable sperm for longer than a week, thus contributing to apparent variability in pregnancy lengths.
June 24, 2013|
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
June 21, 2013|
Princeton scientists and engineers create a stunning collection of scientific images better suited for a gallery than a lab meeting.