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CRISPR Technology

The field of Biology has seen rapid advances in both knowledge, and technology, in the last century. Once the structure of DNA was understood, new techniques were developed, like DNA sequencing, that has allowed researchers to understand the genetic code. One of the newest technologies, that offers tremendous opportunity, is called CRISPR, or Clustered Regularly …

Center for European Nuclear Research

In near absolute zero vacuum, particles are accelerated at the speed of light towards one another in a experiment to understand the very nature of the universe. This is not some piece of science fiction but a real life experiment that is being conducted at the European Union's Large Hadron Collider housed at the Center …

International Women’s Day: Notable Female Scientists

Happy International Women's Day folks! To commemorate tomorrow, I thought it would be a great idea to point out notable female scientists who have made significant contributions to the field of science. While this list is far from complete, it helps to show that we need more women in the STEM field to bring in …

Gene Sequencing

The field of Molecular Biology has made major bounds and leaps in the quest to understand the code of life. After James Watson and Francis Crick discovered the structure of DNA, the next task was to determine what was the precise order for the genetic code in living cells. Not only would this unlock the …

Science Quote of the Week

"Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less." -Marie Curie