A paper illustrates the action of DNA loop extrusion processes, which serve multiple functions to maintain the genome, with an interesting graphic: gears.
Think of all the frustrated longings, misunderstandings, jealousy, and more entailed by the fact that males and females constitute separate genders.
Around 1970 Michael Denton was a young researcher at Kings College London, thinking about how mammalian red blood cells could become anucleate.
Imagine the New York Public Library cutting every manual in half daily, or more often, and sending every month entire halves to a library in London.
Let us give some thought to the Y chromosome of Drosophila melanogaster, that engaging fly which is the bond-servant of genetics.