An amazing lab experiment growing parts of the brain is being undertaken.
Scientists have discovered the largest ever yellow hyper-giant star that is 1,300 times the diameter of the Sun. The star is being dubbed as HR 5171.
David Nutt believes that he can create alcohol substitutes that have the same effect alcohol has on the brain but none of the health hazards.
The BioScience Talks podcast features discussions of topical issues related to the biological sciences. By altering the heritability of certain traits, gene drive technologies have the potential to spread desired genes through wild populations. In practice, this could lead to mosquito populations that, for example, bear traits making them resistant to the spread of malaria. Despite the huge potential for improving human well-being, concern exists that gene drives could fail in the wild or, perhaps more concerning, spread beyond their intended target populations.