Marfan Syndrome – Causes, Symptoms and Cure

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.

The Profile of Francis Crick

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.

The History of Medicine

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?