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Biology 101: Protein Synthesis

To Be or Not to Be

‘Life’ is notoriously hard to define.  At present, there is no universally accepted, standard definition of life.  The average person is not bothered by this ambiguity.   1,972 more words

Evolution

Can our "junk" DNA change our lives?

Can our “junk” DNA change our lives? Before it was believed that our junk DNA had no biological function. Scientists discovered that DNA can be re-programmed by words because it follows uniform grammar and usage rules virtually identical to those of human language. 13 more words

Soul

Οι Άγγλοι Επιστήμονες Πήραν Έγκριση Να Μεταλλάξουν Γενετικά Ανθρώπινα Έμβρυα ~ UK Scientists Got Approval To Genetically Modify Human Embryos…! (Photo)

UK scientists have been granted permission by the fertility regulator to genetically modify human embryos under strict conditions. Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute in London hope that their gene-editing experiments will provide a deeper understanding of the earliest moments of human life and could provide insight into the problems that can cause miscarriage. 65 more words

Court of appeals affirms a Rochester rape conviction

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Court of Appeals says an Olmsted County rape conviction will stand.

47-year-old Reynaldo Morales of St. Cloud was found guilty in September, 2014 of 1st degree criminal sexual conduct.  237 more words

Local News

Does God Have Blue Eyes?

Legends from around the world tell of blue-eyed gods. For example, the god of the Incas was called Viracocha, the Mayas had their Kukulkan and for the Aztecs it was Quetzalcoatl. 1,270 more words

Religion

Οι Άγγλοι Επιστήμονες Πήραν Έγκριση Να Μεταλλάξουν Γενετικά Ανθρώπινα Έμβρυα ~ UK Scientists Got Approval To Genetically Modify Human Embryos...! (Photo)

UK scientists have been granted permission by the fertility regulator to genetically modify human embryos under strict conditions. Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute in London hope that their gene-editing experiments will provide a deeper understanding of the earliest moments of human life and could provide insight into the problems that can cause miscarriage. 28 more words

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Wellcome Trust Research Round-Up: 08.01.16

Our fortnightly round-up of news from the Wellcome Trust community…

Calling the shots

A Hib booster is not necessary for toddlers to extend immunity into later childhood, according to new research carried out at the KEMRI-Wellcome Research Programme in Kilifi, Kenya. 870 more words