Biology

Editing the genomes of entire species.

Sometimes entire animal populations appear to have some problematic genes. How do you fix such an issue? Gene drives can be used to alter the genome of some individuals and those will propagate the genes to their children. Thus eventually the whole population will end up having those genes. It is an interesting technology but… Continue reading Editing the genomes of entire species.

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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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Biology

Whats the future of genetic testing companies like 23andMe?

Lately companies like 23andMe have gained popularity and a lot of people have used them. It makes sense, for a small price they analyze your genes and give you data in colourful, well presented graphs for you to see. Whether or not you will end up doing anything with that data is up to you.… Continue reading Whats the future of genetic testing companies like 23andMe?