The arms of Tyrannosaurus rex have the become the stuff of legend. The butt of a million internet jokes about having short, useless arms the memes have become so prevalent that people are as likely to let out a laugh rather than a quiver of fear when they see one. New research presented at the… Read More Maybe T. rex’s Arms Wern’t So Useless After All?
Time for a bit of physics. You are probably aware that we cannot currently account for about 95% of the matter in the universe. Dark Matter and Dark Energy are the place holder names we use to describe the missing mass and energy until such time as we find them, which I’ve no doubt we… Read More Baryon Carry On Explained
As a follow up to last week’s post on CRISPR DNA editing, this week we have a story on the practical application of said technique. Celiac disease is the disorder where an individual is allergic to one of the components of gluten, -gliadins. These people make antibodies to the -gliadins and this causes inflammation of… Read More Genetics Offers a Workaround for Celiac Disease