So, you have that gut feeling? You probably have to thank the millions of microbes thriving inside your gut for that!

One of the greatest philosophical questions asked was and is:’ What makes us human?’; and like all famous philosophical inquiries, this question as well has no definite answer. To give this metaphysical question a spin of biology, let us consider the biological aspect of being human. There are about 30 trillion human cells which make… Continue reading So, you have that gut feeling? You probably have to thank the millions of microbes thriving inside your gut for that!

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If DNA is the code, what is reading it inside all of us to make life possible?

What is the role of DNA in a cell? What are its implications? How do we interpret the role of DNA via human technological advances? Can we understand its role through modern medicine and practice? A number of questions follow as we think of the dynamic and interactive nature of life and their forms. Therefore,… Continue reading If DNA is the code, what is reading it inside all of us to make life possible?

Editing our DNA- The answer to our mortality?

From our previous article related to the blueprint of life, we have certain knowledge on various aspects of our genetic material i.e., DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid). A number of aspects were covered in the article such as the emerging technologies for DNA sequencing, the arrangement of nucleotides (A, T, C, and G) that form the DNA… Continue reading Editing our DNA- The answer to our mortality?

The value of science

  Science can be defined as the process of systematically studying something – and conducting experiments where required – to draw a certain conclusion and falsify others. Adhering to this is important because it bypasses human weakness such as relying on biases and hunches to give an objective and empirical view of reality. That what… Continue reading The value of science