Cells Model Sustainable Lifestyles
September 9, 2020
They renew. They recycle. They clean up their messes. We could learn things from cells. Cell division: cleaning the nucleus without detergents (Austrian Institute of Molecular Biotechnology). Mitosis, or cell division, is a messy process. All of a sudden, when the nuclear membrane disassembles, genes that had been isolated from the cytoplasm mix with it. […]
Cancer Research Is Based on Intelligent Design, Not Evolution
June 2, 2020
To Understand Cancer Requires Acceptance of Irreducible Complexity
Body Wonders to Be Thankful For
November 27, 2019
You may not have much money or fancy belongings, but you live in the greatest traveling home one could wish for.
Finding More Gifts in the Cellular Stocking
December 12, 2016
Improving techniques are allowing biochemists to find surprising new things in cells. Here are some recent examples.
For the Love of Trees
July 23, 2016
You don't have to be a proverbial tree-hugger to love trees and wonder at all the things they can do, and do for us.
July 3, 2012
As summer Olympics season approaches, we should remember that we humans are not the only ones with some amazing physical abilities.
Preventing Aging Through Darwin-Free Science
November 3, 2011
Will new discoveries in biochemistry lead to longer lives? There are hopeful signs that aging can be delayed, if not prevented. Whether or not that happens in our lifetimes (causing new worries for Social Security), scientists are learning amazing things about how cells work that should give us more reason for Thanksgiving.