Amylase may be small for an enzyme, but it has a big biological impact. Thomas explains the evolutionary history of this tiny protein.
Tagged: molecular biology
Holly Leslie reflects on the origin of this year’s Nobel prize-winning, CRISPR-Cas9 technology, and explores how scientists are beginning to use gene editing approaches on their quest for new medical treatments in hereditary disease.
Can humans ever achieve immortality? Thomas explains why this may be impossible, referring to a small species of non-ageing jellyfish.
Want to stick around long enough to see your great-great-great grandkids grow up? The solution may lie in your DNA.
Winning the Nobel Prize, every scientists dream! Emma Woodham reports on this years lucky winners in the Medicine category.