DNA


Revitalizing cultured cells

Researchers from Stanford University have developed a way to extend the life of human cells grown in culture. The technique is a quick and efficient…


Science Briefs

Baby talk Researchers from Ireland have found that reading to your newborn may not be the only way to stimulate their brain. The study looked…


A day in the life: PCR redux

Welcome back! This issue, we’ll be finishing up the PCR experiment. Last time, we left off with our extracted mouse DNA samples sitting in the…


A day in the life: PCR

Dearest readers, welcome back to another instalment of scientific exploration! Last time, we left off finishing our experiments involving cell culture and drug response. Today,…


The summer of our disinterment

English scientists, archaeologists, and historians have confirmed that the skeleton discovered beneath a parking lot in Leicester is that of Richard III, the last king…





Delicious DNA

Fans of the classic 1971 film, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, will recall that each of the children on the factory tour were enlisted…