Tag Archive: DNA

All that junk (DNA) inside your trunk

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By Barney Wharam It was billed to be as inspiring as the space program. The sequencing of the human genome, figuring out our DNA code letter for letter, is one of our greatest… Continue reading

Bacteria Wars: the scientist strikes back

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By Kruti Shrotri Bacterial infections are becoming a serious threat to society as the bacteria that cause them become increasingly resistant to our current antibiotics. Earlier this year, Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame… Continue reading

Barking up the right evolutionary tree

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By Anna Tiley Dogs are thought to be the first animals domesticated by humans, but until now the timing and location of their origin has been hard to pin down. This is due… Continue reading

Keep your friends close; keep your enemies’ DNA

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By Anna Tiley This July I spent a day volunteering at Soapbox Science in London, an exciting event aimed at promoting women in Science. I was paired with Dr. Ravinder Kanda who gave… Continue reading