Arts & Humanities

Good, Bad, and Ugly Genes? An Interview with Claus-Christian Carbon

Language shapes our thinking – in science as well as in everyday life. That is why we urgently need to re-think outdated concepts and terms such as “good genes”, says Psychology professor Claus-Christian Carbon.

Science & Technology

Sunflowers: Can mutations make them bigger, better, and stronger?

Supplying food to an ever-growing human population is a global challenge. Augmenting crop yields and increasing their quality may allow […]

Science & Technology

Lead exposure and Alzheimer’s disease: The epigenetic link

Lead poisoning has been recognized as a significant health problem worldwide. New research in the field of epigenetics now points […]

Science & Technology

Small molecules, high impact: MicroRNAs in gene regulation

Despite being small, MicroRNAs have been found to play a big role in the expression of genes. Understanding their roles […]

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