Monthly Archives: June 2012

Surgery in 2412

Recently I saw the movie Prometheus. And for me, it was visually beautiful and had an interesting thought behind it but somehow felt scientifically improbable, was it the aliens, no…it was the human technology, or the lack of it. I will not spoil it for you. I will only be discussing what is in the […]

Telomere for dummies

Recently Professor Immaculata De Vivo from Harvard Medical School lectured on the news and findings (Nurses Health Study) from the predictor power of telomere length in different type of outcomes such as mortality and cancer. So now all of you (us) non-geneticists may wonder; who is this telomere and why is everyone focusing on how […]