With few exceptions, each of us has about 3 billion bases in our DNA on 46 chromosomes (and 2 sex chromosomes). If you stretched out that DNA, it would be 2m long! How can something so long it fit into cells which need a microscope to be seen? Your cells package the DNA, allowing it…
At the very core of making living things work is DNA, which stands for Deoxyribonucleic Acid. DNA is just a molecule, made up of different parts held together in a ladder-like structure. We call this structure a double helix. DNA holds the genetic material that tells our cells how to make all the things we need…
Would you believe it if I told you that you and I, the ground we walk on, the sun, and everything else is made of the same things? We are all composed of atoms. Atoms are the smallest thing that exists that gives a substance its chemical properties. Atoms are made of two main parts….
Animation can help explain your science with step-by-step presentation and motion. Here are 5 ways to integrate animation into your presentations and social media.
My art career was shaped by my lack of accessibility to a pipeline that would have led me to a job. The same can be said of my scientific career. In this post, I discuss what an ideal pipeline looks like.
Science writing allows us to communicate science to the general public, but we can do more. Science art and other fields are moving us into a new revolution of science communication. Read on for the next frontiers of science communication.
Cells can enter a dormant state called quiescence, and dormant cancer cells are resistant to chemotherapy and other treatments. A team led by UA Cancer Center researcher Guang Yao, PhD, has identified ways to regulate cell dormancy and “wake” these cells from their “slumber” to make them susceptible to cancer treatments.