What I’ve Been Up To
What I Talk About
- change is good?
- comics say it best
- correlation does not equal causation
- did we get bought out by China?
- don't drag your kids into your misguided beliefs
- evolution isn't up for debate
- excuse me while i swoon
- genetics is not evil
- giant microbes
- go gophers!
- happily ever after
- i'm a nerd
- i also like the NIH
- ignorant people bother me
- i like my job
- i miss minneapolis
- i tend to be excitable
- i want some freakin' popcorn
- just one thing?!
- love and marriage
- my bridesmaids will be barefoot
- my God i'm prepared
- oh yeah the GRE
- please let me into grad school
- stem cells!!!
- syracuse is not a real city
- syracuse is nothing like home
- Thanks Margaret Sanger
- the CDC is da bomb
- the internet is not your homeboy
- theory is not a four-letter word
- troubleshooting PCR sucks
- two does not equal four
- vaccinate your children
- woo!!! research!!!
- yes i do have opinions
Category Archives: Biology News
What “The Pill” Did (on CNN.com) (***WARNING: I’m gonna talk about sex. If you don’t like it, don’t read it.***) It’s the 50th anniversary of “The Pill” this year. Whether you believe the Pill to be one of the single … Continue reading
In a spectacular breakthrough for science, UCLA researchers have demonstrated that stem cells can be engineered into essentially a genetic vaccine. !!!!!!! <—– is how excited I am about this Now, this does not by any stretch of the imagination … Continue reading
Anyway, researchers led by Dr. Yoram Cohen at Tel Aviv University in Israel have discovered that stem cells derived from bone marrow cells can migrate to diseased areas of the brain, and potentially repair them or halt cell degeneration. Continue reading
As an addendum to my previous post, here is a link at which you can read the NIH’s new guidelines as well as the reasoning behind the guidelines. The guidelines are relatively easy to read, and they do not require … Continue reading
Yesterday the NIH released the final guidelines for embryonic stem cell research in the United States. President Obama lifted the previous administration’s restrictions back in February but left it up to the NIH to determine the guidelines for ES research. … Continue reading
Researchers in Florida believe they have found a potential new target for HIV drugs. Instead of targeting CD4+ T-helper cells, these researchers think the best target would be macrophages. In this study, the team found that in diseased cells (such … Continue reading