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Vaccinations- Should people vaccinate?

Should we require vaccinations? This is a such a common debate that many people have different views and opinions on.

In the KQED article they brought up a recent outbreak of the measles in Anaheim California. 221 more words


Three-Parent Baby

Check out this infographic I made for more information about the process of creating a three-parent embryo:

Background: The mitochondria in our cells carries important DNA in addition to the DNA found in the nucleus of cells. 239 more words


Three Parent Babies

On February 3, 2015 the UK passed the law allowing for three person babies. This allows mitochondrial DNA modification.The mitochondria in our cells carries a lot of DNA with important information but many women have fatal diseases within their mitochondria, which can lead to death of their children. 243 more words


Marin County "Measles Parties" Are Rumors; Fox Reports As Fact

Back in the 1980s parents would have their children that were infected with chicken pox, purposely infect uninfected children.  The chicken pox vaccine was licensed for use in the United States in 1995.  585 more words

The Common Cold

Cold season is back again! Every year millions of Americans catch the cold and on an average of 2-3 times! The cold can actually be very serious for young children and the elderly. 221 more words