10 Fun Facts about DNA

10 Fun Facts about DNA

Thanks to the popularity of ancestry and other types of at-home kits, like paternity tests, DNA is suddenly a familiar part of our everyday conversations. Often called the “building block of life,” all living creatures—including plants—contain...
DNA Science: Paternity Testing Through the Years

DNA Science: Paternity Testing Through the Years

Although it is occasionally made light of on some television programmes, DNA paternity testing is actually very sophisticated science that provides life-altering answers to participants. It’s hard to believe that reliable results have only truly been available...
Genetic Engineering Made Simple

Genetic Engineering Made Simple

Genetic engineering is simply a process where chosen genes are taken from one organism and are placed into another to cause a genetic change. The principle behind this process is that it allows scientists to improve pharmaceuticals, crops and medicines. Ring us for a...
Human Cloning: Would You Do It?

Human Cloning: Would You Do It?

For quite some time it has been possible to clone human embryos, and doctors have been collecting stem cells to use in genetic treatments for many of the most challenging medical conditions. There have been a number of rather fanciful films made about the subject, but...
The Ins and Outs of DNA in just 10 Minutes

The Ins and Outs of DNA in just 10 Minutes

DNA is now a part of everyday language, but how much do we really know or understand about it? What does it tells about each of us? Understanding DNA in 10 minutes might seem tricky but it’s not impossible. Tom Ireland of Focus University has written a potted...