It all started with a man and his plants. They were pea plants. Their flowers were different colors, their seeds different shapes. Some were long and others short. When two long plants were cross-bred, the result was always another long … Continue reading The History of Genetics
Who is Seattle Genetics? Seattle Genetics is a respected, influential, and innovative biotech company committed to the cause of overcoming cancer. History of Seattle Genetics Founded in 1997 in Bothell, Washington, Seattle Genetic’s Chairman, President and CEO is Clay Siegall, … Continue reading Seattle Genetics: Company Spotlight
Do we Share our Parents’ Hair Genes? We Share our Parents’ Hair Genes! How true is it? An overview of hair genes We share chromosomes from each of our parents. So, is it any different when it comes to your … Continue reading Hair Genes Transferred from Mom or Dad: Is it true?
Genes. They are a piece of the complicated puzzle that separate man from animal and from one another. Made up of the DNA that is inherited from one’s parents, our genes are roadmaps and instruction manuals. They tell our cellular … Continue reading How Many Genes Do Humans Have?
From Sheep to Primates: Could Humans be the Next Clones? Cloning ignites our nightmares and our dreams. It is identically ruthless soldiers, the return of a loved one, and bringing Einstein back to life. It is pure potential. The potential to build, but also to destroy. When the successful cloning of Dolly, an ewe that was the first mammal cloned from an adult somatic cell via somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT), failed to result in primate clones, people were both disappointed and relieved. Today, excitement is tempered with reluctance. Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua, the first primates to be cloned … Continue reading From Sheep to Primates. Could Humans be the Next Clones?
A new research study conducted in Belgium found some interesting correlation between obese mothers and the higher biological age of their babies. The study analyzed information from 743 mothers and their newborn babies, who were part of the study. These … Continue reading Obese Mothers May Have Biologically Older Newborns