biotechnology Archive

Transgenic or GMO? What is the Difference?

Picture this, you’re making your lunch for class or work and you decide to pre-slice your apple because it’s easier to eat and heck, why not? Fast forward five hours, you’re already exhausted from the …

Science News Update: May 17th

Our Science News Update for May 17th New Semi-Synthetic Organism All life on earth is made of four basic nucleic acids: adenine, thymine, cytosine and guanine, which are often known by the respective letters A, …

Science News Update: May 2nd

Science News for the Science Classroom Earliest Ancestor of Land Herbivores Discovered Eocasea martini never ate plants. At only 20 centimeters long, the 300-million year old synapsid- an ancient ancestor to today’s mammals- was entirely …
Science News Update: August 9

Science News Update: August 9

    In our latest science news update, we take a look at MERS, malaria, a very expensive cheeseburger, and a link between a common OTC drug and rare skin infections. RicochetScience FaceBook Favorites Acetaminophen …