Turns out the mitochondria is little more than just the “powerhouse of the cell”. By sequencing our own mitochondrial DNA, we traced back our maternal ancestry and this is what we found.
As someone who has experienced their fair share of uncomfortable conversations and embarrassing moments at research conferences, job fairs and networking events galore. Who better than me, to provide advice on how to network as an awkward scientist.
Is choosing to binge watch Netflix till 4 in the morning in my genes? Join me as I investigate the science behind being a night owl in a world of early risers.
Are GPS trackers being used by conservation biologists putting animals at risk? GPS trackers have opened up an all new playing field for animal poachers, taking illegal animal hunting into the cyber world.
Are the men’s washrooms actually dirtier than women’s? Writers at The Acropolis puts it to the test!
At the size of a small SUV and weighing in at over 2,000 pounds, there was little that could stand in its path – or so we thought.
In a recent paper published in the scientific journal, Cell, the Belmont lab at the Salk Institute were able to generate successful chimeric human-pig embryos. Potentially opening the door to research into generating human organs in animal hosts.
Large white forehead patches used to be a “sexy” trait in male collared flycatchers, but now they have become a major survival disadvantage.
But beyond the intricate story-telling and the mesmerizing near-death CGI scenes, I was pulled into the series for the same reason I was pulled into a career as a scientist. I needed to know the truth. Can scientists believe in an afterlife?