By: L. Merlino
Viruses serve as carriers of genetic information, transferring genes from one species to another (a process known as "gene jumping"). You might say that viruses are dispatchers of genetic information, like the pony express of Earth's ecosystem. They help modify and expand traits on an...
By: April Starr
Of course the government should fund stem cell research. I honestly don't see how there can even be an argument made against it. There are millions of people who are affected by diseases and trauma that could one day reap the benefits of such research...
The possibility of a cure for AIDS within the next ten years
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Due to the nature of HIV itself, there will likely never be a cure for AIDS. That may sound like a harsh pronouncement, but it’s not the same as saying there will not be new strides in treatment – there will be as new...
By: John Webb - 323865
Stem cell research has been a hot topic over the last decade. Most scientist, politicians and average citizens alike, agree that stem cell research is imperative for mankind. However, the issue of where we get these cells from, sparks controversy.There are currently only a...
By: Jason Lusk
If you study animals enough, you will begin to see that they, like us, can sense when something is not right, whether in their prey or in their companions. Experiment after experiment has been conducted over the years in the effort to determine what animals...
By: Jonte Rhodes
To say definitively animals can or cannot detect cancer in humans would be a false statement without extensive research to back it up. At best we can make an educated guess on the matter. That being out of the way there have been several cases...
By: Lara Anne
Donating blood takes up just a little bit of your time, and a small amount of blood that is soon replenished by your body. The benefits of this service to the patient's who need your blood make the whole process very worthwhile even if you...
Bodies at rest: What happens when people sleep
By: Cheryl Macdonald
During recent times a lot of focus has gone into researching sleep mostly due to the number of sleeping disorders that are being diagnosed. According to ancient myths, sleepers lose control of their minds, flirting with death as their souls wonder freely. Early researchers thought...
Bodies at rest: What happens when people sleep
By: Nancy Houser
Most individuals require seven to nine hours of sleep per night, with teenagers requiring no less than nine hours. The majority of people are over 80% sleep deprived, with symptoms of increasingly irritable, shorter attention span, shorter learning ability, increase in accidents, blood pressure problems...
By: Perry McCarney
On the 24th of February, 1997, the birth of Dolly the sheep, the first mammal cloned from the nuclear DNA (deoxy-ribonucleic acid) of an adult animal, was announced to the world. She was actually born on the 5th of July, 1996, and her survival through...

 

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