From back when I was a sophomore taking biochemistry, one particular event stands out in my memory, perhaps because it was such an odd thing.
“We don’t splice our RNA the same way chimps do,” says biologist Dr. Ann Gauger, continuing a conversation with host Sarah Chaffee.
Ironically, our students may have more intellectual freedom in China to pursue the truth than they would have in many universities in the United States.
Can you think of an un-designed process that employs external machinery to maintain the state of another machine?
Recently I had the opportunity to see Prague’s famed astronomical clock, the oldest still-working astronomical clock in the world. It is truly phenomenal.