Biology, Other, Tech

Everything you need to know about DNA sequencing.

DNA sequencing is used in more and more applications like forensics and medicine. You might have heard about it in the news. In this article i will show you all the different technologies used to sequence a DNA molecule and how they differ. The field of genetics is becoming increasingly important and knowing enough about how it works is certainly a benefit.

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Biology, Other

Testosterone makes men seek luxury.

A new study found that increased testosterone in men equals with increased tendency to want goods that convey someone's social position. Which means, that the more testosterone a man has the more he wants that new Ferrari. I am a man but i am not someone that you see and immediately think oh that guy… Continue reading Testosterone makes men seek luxury.

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Tech

Loihi, a neuromorphic chip made to think like you.

No, its not another Westworld theory. A chip named Loihi, designed in Intel’s labs was recently presented in a study outlining its features and the potential of its architecture. It doesn't work exactly like an artificial neural network (ANN) but more like a spiking neural network (SNN). SNN is defined by the researchers as: “a… Continue reading Loihi, a neuromorphic chip made to think like you.

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Biology

CRISPR Cas9 causing tumours in mice… But its actually good.

CRISPR-Cas9 is a very useful tool for gene editing. It allows us to precisely and inexpensively edit an organism's genes. You can read more about it here. A recent study used it for something different though with great results. Instead of attempting to treat tumours in mice with this technology, hoping that someday this therapy… Continue reading CRISPR Cas9 causing tumours in mice… But its actually good.

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Biomedical

Curcumin (Tumeric) has amazing health benefits.

Curcumin is a yellow chemical produced by certain plants. It is the main thing that makes turmeric yellow and gives it most of its properties. It can be found as a food spice, it is sold everywhere, and it has always been thought of having amazing anti inflammatory, antioxidant and anticarcinogenic properties. Is this true… Continue reading Curcumin (Tumeric) has amazing health benefits.