I’ll be honest, I was all set to write a post about Craig Venter’s latest achievements in his endeavour to discover the absolute minimal requirements of a genome for life to still function. Then I realised that genetics is all I have written about in recent weeks, which isn’t terribly unreasonable given I’m a geneticist… Read More Vulcanism Shifted Moon’s Poles
It’s been all of five minutes since the last big news story about Pluto so high time for another. NASA recently released the image below which, whilst not on a par with previous ones when it comes to sheer breathtaking beauty, is, nonetheless, scientifically intriguing. What we have here is an aerial view of a… Read More Cryovulcanism: The Coolest Word In Science?