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Fruit Fly Fascination: Genetics

Long ago, when I worked in an office and for someone other than myself, I wrote an article about genetic nomenclature. The main point was that, since humans share significant quantities of DNA with fruit flies, much of genetic research … Continue reading

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The Turncoat Body

I’ve always thought of myself as a healthy person, fortunate in a body compliant with my physical ideals. That same body, to whom I’ve been very kind in recent years, recently turned on me in two separate ways. While neither … Continue reading


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Telomere Me – Thinking of the Future

Full disclosure: The main reason I started writing this post (way back in early June)  is that I really liked the word ‘telomere’ – I like the way it looks and I like the way it sounds. The content just … Continue reading


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