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How DNA Continues to Change Science and Society

DNA continues to affect both science and society itself in many ways
Ever since the double helix structure was mapped out in 1953, DNA technology continues to advance at a frenetic pace. From microbiology to agriculture, DNA mapping and splicing techniques have changed both science and society irrevocably. Here are a few ways in which this technology has affected the world around us: 1) Forensics – Law enforcement’s ability to better solve crimes has transformed in the nearly thirty years DNA testing has been available. While DNA forensics techniques have been important […]Continue reading

America’s Ethnic Diversity Status Reconfirmed in Genetic Study

The study illustrates the growing importance of investigating one’s own genealogy.
America’s long-promoted status as the world’s cultural mosaic has endured as long as ‘land of the free’ and ‘home of the brave’. In popular parlance, this status speaks to the open-ended opportunities all immigrants have in this country to build better lives for themselves economically and socially. A recent study shows that this nation lives up to its moniker on a genetic level as well. A genetic ancestry survey has found that many Americans, who currently identify primarily as European […]Continue reading

How to Pick the Perfect Exercise for you!

Take a straightward approach to find the right exercises for you.
Physical fitness is paramount to overall health and has additional rewards such as high self-esteem, increased energy, and lowered stress. Virtually everyone knows they should keep fit but knowing how to approach it, especially when one is out of shape, can be daunting at times. Thankfully, it is possible to break down those apprehensions by taking a straightforward, step-by-step approach to finding the right exercise to do: 1)      Define A Goal: Exactly what do you want to accomplish with the […]Continue reading