More Jobs for “Junk” DNA
It turns out the mouse endogenous retrovirus L (MERVL) is essential for embryogenesis, according to a recently published article.
Mice Born with No Mother, Two Fathers: What Next?
Ostensibly the purpose would be to help with rare forms of infertility in women. But these are dual-edged technologies.
Fossil Friday: The Abrupt Origins of Lagomorphs and Rodents
Molecular biologist Dan Graur mentioned his weird idea that guinea pigs are not rodents at a lecture at my university in Tübingen when I was still a student.
Mice Can’t Do Calculus but Their Brains Can
Neuroimaging and mathematics showed that a simple Stop! signal in the brain would not allow a mouse to stop as quickly as it in fact did.
Evolution of Human Consciousness Solved! — Yet Again
What does the term “evolution” contribute to the discussion of the origin of human consciousness?