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!
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?
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?