Intelligence: a mishmash of genetic ingredients

Like father like son. We have all heard it one time or another. The layman explanation…

A pinch of salt for CRISPR research

Unless you’ve been sitting in a cave for the last couple of years, you have probably…

Long lived dieting monkeys

Dieting is a commonly used term in our society (especially if you’re a woman), even when…

An out of phase clock’s relationship to aging

Everytime we travel across the Atlantic we realise the existence of our internal clock, mainly because…

Leftie or rightie? Do not look to your brain for answers

What determines being left or right handed? As a scientific question might seem irrelevant, but actually…

Expresso or Americano? Look up your genome

Since we were kids (unless under the spell of a creationist education), we have been told…

Brown or blue?

Today’s post started as many do. As a discussion over coffee. These things DO happen. At…

Of love and other biochemical processes

Even though in fairy tales -and in Hollywood movies- it seems love’s forever and monogamy is…

Fingers that know it all

Many, many years ago,when I was still at university, during that horrible pre-exams period where everyone…