Tag: elements

Why Don’t We Have Functional Biofuel Yet?

Over the last several decades, we’ve poured billions of dollars into biofuel research…so why can’t you fill up with it at the gas station yet?...

Brielle’s Biology Lesson

Our next guest has taught us about the periodic table and the human body, and she is only four years old. Today, she’s going to...

What Happens When CRISPR Backfires?

With all the hubbub about CRISPR in the news, it may feel like using it to pick your kids eye-color is just around the corner....

Are Your Political Beliefs Genetic?

The human brain is complex and people’s brains are different based on a whole bunch of different things. But as America enters yet another election...

Jumping Gene Caught in the Act

I’m Dave Micklos of the Dolan DNA Learning Center of Cold Spring Laboratory. Transposable elements, or transposons, are the so-called jumping genes that can move...