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Y DNA: Redrawing map of Europe, North Africa and Middle East based on male lineages

Y DNA: Redrawing map of Europe, North Africa and Middle East based on male lineages

The map [below] shows what the borders of Europe, the Middle East and North Africa might look like if they were ...
Biotechnology timeline: Humans have manipulated genes since the 'dawn of civilization'

Biotechnology timeline: Humans have manipulated genes since the ‘dawn of civilization’

The history of biotechnology shows how humans have been manipulating nature for our benefit for a long time—and how modern ...
Infographic: Can modern biotechnology help you live forever?

Infographic: Can modern biotechnology help you live forever?

Immortality, Fountain of Youth... Both are popular tropes repeated in popular science fiction and fantasy literature and movies. It is an idea ...
How GMO mosquitos work

How GMO mosquitos work

Ever wonder how GMO mosquitos work in fight against vector-borne diseases like the Zika virus? Check out this infographic about ...
Biotech professor's emails show no misconduct in battling anti-GMO propaganda, but Monsanto tie noted

Biotech professor’s emails show no misconduct in battling anti-GMO propaganda, but Monsanto tie noted

Michelle McGuire, a nutrition scientist at Washington State University in Pullman, was stunned when anti-GMO activists asked to read her ...
GMO free water? A product you’ve been ‘dying’ for

GMO free water? A product you’ve been ‘dying’ for

Non-GMO, gluten-free, organic water!  ...
Irrational measuring stick: The Venn Diagram of pseudoscientific nonsense

Irrational measuring stick: The Venn Diagram of pseudoscientific nonsense

The curiously revered world of irrational nonsense has seeped into almost every aspect of modern society and is both complex ...
Game of Life and Death: Can you dare the odds and make it past 100?

Game of Life and Death: Can you dare the odds and make it past 100?

Washington Post releases a new interactive feature online that delves into 7 ways medical technology has evolved over the past ...
Interactive video graphic: Cool tool to understand the Periodic Table

Interactive video graphic: Cool tool to understand the Periodic Table

The periodic table is the most important reference document in chemistry. TED-Ed, a branch of the globally known TED conferences, ...
Anti-Vaxx? Anti-GMO? Or just simply Anti-science?

Anti-Vaxx? Anti-GMO? Or just simply Anti-science?

While having been one of the visible opponents for vaccinations, the View's  host Jenny McCarthy made a bit of a startling ...
What is 'precision medicine'?

What is ‘precision medicine’?

The future of precision medicine means every patient will have treatments and prevention tailored to his or her genes and ...