genetics

A pHantastic discovery

A novel approach to stem cell research, published in the journal Nature, has been implemented by Japanese researcher Haruko Obokata of the RIKEN Center for Developmental…




The Iceman cometh

On Sept. 19, 1991, Erika and Helmut Simon, vacationers from Nuremberg, Germany, discovered a man’s body protruding from the ice in the mountains of the…




Dr. Know

When last we left Dr. Know he spoke of having been in the midst of fleeing human authorities for some reason involving organ harvesting. Oh…


Science briefs

Bad driving — damn genetics! Researchers at the University of California, Irvine have discovered that people with a genetic variation may be predisposed to being…


Too taboo for school?

Canada is a society that prides itself on equality. We constantly tell ourselves that we live in a free country where we are all equal…