Steam train

Podcast: Did a legendary train ride really lead to the rediscovery of Mendel’s laws?

A Victorian scientist's train ride to London leads to the rediscovery of Mendel's laws of inheritance, Nice story, but is ...
tricorder

Star Trek-like ‘tricorders’ promise DNA analysis on the go

We are rapidly approaching a time when Star Trek-style "tricorders" will offer rapid handheld analysis of genetic samples. It could ...