Anthony Chan a Geneticist at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, has spent at least two years creating the first Five Monkeys to be genetically engineered to have human mutations. Two of the three monkeys developed Huntingtons Disease and had to be killed just before they turned a month old. Chan and other scientists have high hopes that transgenic monkeys will mimic human conditions better than mice. there is already work being done in tokyo also. As soon as they…Continue
Structure Of DNA
The structure of DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) is in a Double Helix Structure. The reason being is because sugar and phosphate make up the sides of the ladder but the rungs are made up of bases Adenine, Thymine, Guanine, Cytosine. The structure is (P) Phosphate Bonds with (S) Sugar. (A) Adenine bonds with (T) Thymine. (G) Guanine bonds with © Cytosine. Which are Nucleotides.…Continue
Can a mother's diet affect her baby's genes? Imagine a fetus like a cake and the mother like a baker. The mother can make subtle changes. Like if you add more ingredients or underbake the cake. The end product is different than it would of been in a different situation. Things that we eat can have different organic materials that make our childs genes behave differently. This is more likely in early development. Eat leafy greens, eggs, fruit, fish, nuts, beans, whole grains, soy, and some…Continue
Bipolar and Pregnant
This article describes what happens when you're bipolar and pregnant. 4.4 million women in the US have bipolar disorder. If you're bearing a child it's worse. The medicine doesn't work as well because when you're pregnant you have a high metabolism. This article helps women open their eyes to what could happen when pregnant if they have bipolar disorder.
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