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OMG, Karen, you can't just ask people why they're white!

A very exciting thing happened to me yesterday – I found out I’m from Africa. I know what you all are thinking… 618 more words


Abortion is Murder

Regardless of the reasoning behind a woman getting an abortion, it is still murder. I know that women get raped and become pregnant. Many say that they are against abortion, but it is okay in cases of rape. 114 more words


DNA pioneer James Watson to sell Nobel Prize

(CNN) — DNA pioneer James Watson is to sell the Nobel Prize he won for his co-discovery of the double helix structure — the building block of life. 426 more words


The "Jurassic World" Trailer is Finally Here!

And it couldn’t be more beautiful. The latest in a long list of things to be thankful for this year.

“We clocked the Mosasaurus at 32 knots.” 14 more words


Genetically Modified Crops: Harmful or Helpful?

Certain enzymes can cut pieces of DNA from one organism, and join them into a gap in the DNA of another organism. This means that the new organism with the inserted genes has the genetic information for one or more new characteristics. 236 more words


A compound genetic/genomic and microenvironmental risk classification for localized prostate cancer

As we become more knowledgeable about the underlying genetic and other factors that affect the risk for, and the risk for progression of, apparently localized prostate cancer, we also become more able to predict such risks … but this is a very complex topic. 690 more words


Sequencing of the genome of some species of wild rice from Nature mag

The Chinese Academy of Sciences, in collaboration with Researchers of Northeastern State University and the University  of Georgia and Athens, identified most of the genes that control the plant’s ability to resist to environmental stress and against parasites by sequencing  the genome of some species of wild rice  O. 23 more words