Monthly Archives: July 2012

A view from the Dark Side

In my last two posts, I briefly discussed the rapidly expanding impact of genetic engineering and the similar strides being made in other cutting-edge sciences and technologies. Before I move on to other topics, I have one more thing to … Continue reading

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Can the Chinese crack the nut? Of course they can.

In my last post, Doing the Undoable, I discussed the rapid development of genetics, particularly genetic engineering. Having the video presentation of Juan Enriquez available helped get the point across. Today, I’m going to look at a related area that … Continue reading

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Doing the Undoable

A ball and stick model of molecules of protein p53 binding to a strand of DNA. The majority of human cancers involve mutations which make this protein inactive. Click for full view. I was talking to a friend recently, discussing … Continue reading

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Is innovation a national trait? I don’t think so.

Future Brief is a personal weblog. Anyone is welcome to read it, but “traffic” is of absolutely no importance to me. It is where I post primarily short essays (by my standards, at least) on topics I am researching related … Continue reading

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