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The Problem With Generalization

the problem with averages from The Undiscovered Self

Before the industrial revolution, there had to be a scientific one. A period where theories had to be thought up and tested experimentally. The more a theory cannot be proved false, the more valid it is. The ability of a…

Captaining Your Ship of Theseus

Ship of Theseus

A cold fog sets upon the horizon. Winds are strong and waves are crashing. It isn’t ideal weather, yet the ship must set sail. The voyage across the ocean of life must go on and risks must be taken. Wait…

How Yogurt Revolutionized Molecular Biology

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CRISPR technology revolutionized modern science by its ability to edit DNA. One thing associated with CRISPR is that it enables the creation of GMO’s. The notorious acronym, short for “genetically modified organism”, has gotten a bad rap, especially in the…

A Micro Case for Leeching off Your Parents

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The microbiome is a fascinating world of wonder. Not much of what goes on in there is known to the world and that mystery is dissipating as more research comes out. I am slowly starting to find that this research…

Genes – Your Best Ally or Worst Enemy?

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Before we are even conceived the blueprint of our future self takes form. This blueprint supposedly gives rise to our own unique being with all its quirks and traits – both physical and mental. We might be gifted a speedy…