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Review of "The Gene: An Intimate History" by Siddhartha Mukherjee

I’ve been looking forward to reading Siddhartha Mukherjee’s latest book, “The Gene: An Intimate History”, since it was published last year.

His Pulitzer prize-winning “The Emperor of All Maladies” is one of the most interesting and informative books about cancer that I’ve read. 1,377 more words

Cancer Causes

Anitha Jayaprakash - Founder Profile #SI2017

Anitha Jayaprakash and Ravi Sachidanandam are the co-founders of Girihlet. Girihlet works on profiling the T cell receptor repertoire accurately to develop an understanding of the immune system. 630 more words


Science Fact Swallows Science Fiction

Not too long ago I began a science fiction novel, which has always been a dream of mine, and since I finally broke through the fiction wall last year with my book, … 1,082 more words

Dr. Robert Owens

Illumina wants make it cheap to sequence a Genome. Here are the details.

DNA and Genome Sequencing are things that are becoming more common. Since the first sequencing of the whole human genome in 2003, we have made a lot of changes. 221 more words

Smallpox Virus Isolated From 17th Century Mummy Reveal Recent Evolution

Smallpox is one of the most devastating diseases that humans have ever faced. It is highly infectious with a high mortality rate that leaves survivors scarred and deformed limbs. 315 more words


Video on UChicago octopus research wins Emmy

A feature video produced by UChicago Creative’s Anthony Penta has won a 2016 Chicago/Midwest Region Emmy for Outstanding Achievement for Informational/Instructional Programming. The segment looks at the work of… 187 more words

Biological Sciences

genome sequencing???

I wrote this for an assignment a week ago and found out later there is a strict 1-3 sentence max!!! I’m kind of proud of it though, so I’m posting it here. 349 more words