Triple X syndrome, also called trisomy X is a rare chromosomal abnormality that is characterised by an extra X chromosome in each cell.
Copper is not only a useful metal for industry, it’s also crucially important for the correct functioning of several organs and tissues. And the consequences can be dire if there is not enough of it in the body.
Marfan syndrome is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue and is caused by mutations in the FBN1 gene on chromosome 15. It’s believed to affect 1 in 5,000 people and its most noticeable characteristics are a tall, thin physique.
One of the world’s most famous geneticists, Francis Crick was the joint winner of the Nobel Prize for Physiology in 1962 for his work on revealing the structure of DNA. It was a discovery that changed humanity’s view of itself and of the natural world.
You want to work at home, but the little ones keep interruping your duties. Find out how to keep the kids occupied while you work.
This history of crime is as old as the history of mankind but the methods of searching for clues and criminals have been changing over the ages. Let us see how the modern technology of genetics helps to match the crime to the criminal.
It is always good to forget bad memories but some memories haunt not only individuals but the whole human race for centuries on end. The 9/11 attacks was one such event which hardly has a parallel in history.
Whenever you are sick or have any other form of ailment, you simply pop in to your physician and take some medicine. But have you ever thought of how our ancestors managed it? What are the origins of medicine?
There are several drug delivery technologies which are used to administer drugs to patients. Since a patient needs quick healing, it is best if you get down to the business (of curing) at the earliest. This reminds me of topical drug delivery technologies as you can read here!