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Articles about dna

Technology
by Lithium77
7 years ago
Defining DNA: What is it?

A look at what DNA is and how it has revolutionized crime solving.

Health
by DoctorZeus
9 years ago
Using High-Throughput Sequencing Technology for mRNA and DNA Sequencing

Using mRNA in DNA Sequencing This article looks at the usage and development of messenger Ribonucleic Acid (mRNA) in DNA or gene sequencing. In particular, it will discuss DNA sequencing technology and software and...

Technology
by Wiesarc
9 years ago
How Gene Therapy Works

Firstly, scientists must know which gene or genes are mutated, altered or missing. They must then form an acceptable replacement and insert it into the patient's body. There are a number of ways to do this.

Ex Vivo
This is a process where problem tissue is removed and subjected to...

Technology
by Kikos
8 years ago
DNA testing for ethnicity

There are a lot of companies offering to do DNA testing for ethnicity. The prices are high, starting from $100 and going a lot higher. But is it really accurate? Or is it just complete nonsense? Are there differences in these companies? Do the test results even match one another? Read this to find out!

Lifestyle
by HLesley
1 year ago
Barking up the Family Tree: How do DNA Tests Work and Why Take One?

With the increasing popularity of DNA testing I decided to satisfy my curiosity and jump on the DNA bandwagon. The results were both interesting and surprising.

Lifestyle
by Jak2010
9 years ago
The Human Genome Project

The Human Genome Project (HGP) endeavors to analyze the human genes so that deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) are sequenced and catalogued for identification of their biological functions and uses in the field of medical research and therapy.

Beauty
by weianow
7 years ago
Why Does Hair Darken With Age

This article briefly explains why light hair naturally darkens with age in simplistic terms.

Technology
by saruman
7 years ago
Human Chimeras - The Twin Inside Me

Chimeras are mysterious, half-human, half-beast mythological entities whose presence is littered in the history and popular lore of several civilizations. The ancient Greek mythology portrayed chimeras as frightful creatures, which were in fact a combination of several animals. They sported the head of a lion, body of a goat and the posterior of a serpent .The Centaurs, perhaps the most widely mentioned chimera was the fusion of a horse and a man, was thought to be followers of Dionysius, the eccentric Greek God of fertility and wine.

Technology
by JennaChitty
7 years ago
The History of Cloning

The history of cloning sums the first theories and experiments with DNA that led us to Dolly up to the possibility of cloning human individuals.

Technology
by Cormack
8 years ago
What is DNA and why are genetic disorders running scared?

We've all heard the word and we've been told how amazing it is, but what exactly is DNA, and what does knowing more about it do for us? Knowledge of DNA, what it is, and how it works, is one of the most important pieces of knowledge that the human race has. As we unlock more and more of its mysteries, we are starting to realize the implications of its mastery. Genetic disorders better watch out, because we're coming for them.

Technology
by Discount61
10 years ago
How to live forever

According to scientists the answer to this question lies within the manipulation of DNA. Extending our life expectancies is a hot topic at the moment and recent studies seem to suggest that a break-through is ever closer. A group of scientists in California managed to create a...

Technology
by OvertOddity
7 years ago
DNA and information

A dissection of a claim frequently made by people who reject the theory of biological evolution by natural selection, and a brief explanation of why it betrays a fundamental misunderstanding of it and genetics.

Technology
by mommyhen42
10 years ago
Biology

The word Biology literally breaks down to mean the study of life. But it's further meaning includes the function and structure of life, not only to mean simply human biology, but instead something quite diverse. Biology is also the study of the life function of animals, plants, bacteria, viruses, invertebrates,...

Lifestyle
by Jak2010
10 years ago
Genes, Theology, and Social Ethics: Are we playing God?

What drives all science? First motive is namely, the need to know and second is to identify the genetic basis for the 4 000 or so genes that are suspected to be responsible for the inherited diseases and prepare way for...

Lifestyle
by prettyevil
10 years ago
How to Remove Fingerprints from Fingers

Removing your fingerprints is not a way to avoid being caught for a crime anymore since DNA is now so accurate and can be obtained from almost anything. Knowing how to remove fingerprints though can be entertaining. Gloves Superglue Liquid latex Scalpel or...

History
by 0jim0
6 years ago
The Question Of Evolution

This article is not a be all and end all to the question of how the human race began.  The science community has addressed most of the questions that continue to linger with some on a difficult subject matter of filling in the gaps.  It is almost as if...

Health
by Dude88
7 years ago
The Three Types of Barriers of the Skin

Introduction   The skin, if we think of about it hard enough, is the most vulnerable organ of the body. Because it is located externally, it is constantly exposed to harmful chemicals, bacteria, temperature changes and injuries. The skin does this in order for the internal environment to maintain homeostasis.   The Skin as...

Lifestyle
by Zaria-Jade
8 years ago
Panspermia vs. Intelligent Design

This will look at some of the problems with intelligent design and explore some of the other possibilities that are out there for the origin of Earth.

Technology
by mariuski
6 years ago
One Step Forward in Human Cloning

Human cloning sounds like science fiction. But it's a step close today. Discover where we are in generating embryonic stem cells from the same individual.

Lifestyle
by Lionlay23
9 years ago
Controversial Genetic Engineering

There is much Controversy revolving around genetic engineering. I have presented two sides of the argument and a summary of current public opinion. It is wrong to "edit" our DNA and change babies to make them grow or develop a certain way. We should leave...

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