Don’t freak out – this is not the plot for a #sci-fi horror, as it’s specific to a single-cell sized #host – an #ancient #amoeba, and definitely not to #humans. Phew! Continue reading Giant and infectious – an age-old virus found in the Siberian frost
Mini-interview with Nobel4GMOs mastermind I love this mini-interview, but when I got to read the “I don’t know enough about agri-business to comment on the impact of this deal.” I got extremely frustrated! Scientists and people with knowledge shying away … Continue reading Speak up, Nobel (A repost from my LinkedIn)
Getting the “quacks” in a row! I was wondering if it’s worth it for me to jump in the messy fight with quackery and pseudoscience in my pristine-all-sciency blog (pat-pat). Then, I figured – I am already doing it on … Continue reading The onset of reason, part 0.1
Today, we’re going to look into another type of fascinating #parasite – one with a rather morbid taste – for #blood and #tears. Continue reading Bloodthirsty butterflies (Amazing parasites, part 3)
More is not always better. Viruses know this best! Continue reading Genetic minimalists – the “one-gene” virus
I haven’t planned my blog to be educational per say, but the other day I stumbled on a thought that was equally ridiculous and fascinating. As I was aimlessly browsing Quora the other day I came across the question “How … Continue reading Protein structure for foodies
Spacial navigation, mind-maps, GPS #neurons and the secrets of the #hippocampus.
#incubatorium Continue reading “Going off the grid” without grid cells in the brain is virtually impossible
Scientists were able to unravel one more of the many secrets of DNA and learned more about the cunning of living organisms in regard to protecting their genetic material from damage. Continue reading DNA – much more than a simple “double helix”
Spread, infect, intoxicate, poison, reproduce – spores 101 Continue reading SPORES or how I busted Dr. Geller from “Friends”
This comes as a total surprise and one of the coolest things to happen to me in professional aspect in a long while – I got nominated for a Blogger Recognition Award by TheNexusScienceBlog! Thanks a ton for the nomination … Continue reading Nominated for Blogger Recognition Award!