Last week, I wrote about a pathogenic nematode that infects the roots of soybean plants and the identification of a mutation responsible for nematode resistance in the Forrest soybean cultivar. […]
Cross-posted at PLOS Public Health Perspectives. In hindsight, shoving my hand into a narrow drinking glass wasn’t such a good idea. I learned this the hard way a few years […]
Ethnicity and the Genetics of Glaucoma
The Olympics might be over, but here are my final thoughts on race, gender, and genetics at the Games.
You could make a case for “looking weird” being an effective survival strategy. Just ask Calvin the lobster whose calico-patterned shell spared it from dining table destiny. Rather than being […]
The recent buzz surrounding the drinking habits of Drosophila, from dealing with rejection to killing parasites by self-medicating, got me thinking: How might fruit flies be used for research […]