High Calorie Cravings in DNA

High Calorie Cravings in DNA

Many cannot resist the siren call of the leftover Halloween candy, bag of cookies, remaining cake and other scrumptious sweets. It turns out that it may not be their fault. Science has long proven that alcoholism and drug addiction tendencies are passed down from generation to generation. New research shows that other addictions are also […]

DNA Analysis of Richard III Confirms Identity and Reveals Adultery

DNA Analysis of Richard III Confirms Identity and Reveals Adultery

A completed DNA analysis of the presumed remains of Richard III confirms the identity of the once-contentious king and reveals adultery by a member of his matrilineage. Despite the question of paternity somewhere along his genetic line, a study published in Nature Communications¬†indicates that DNA confirms the previous conclusions arising from other data sources. Richard […]

DNA Pyramids Deliver Antibiotics to the Source of Infection

DNA Pyramids Deliver Antibiotics to the Source of Infection

Researchers have engineered a new method of drug delivery in which folded pyramids of DNA are capable of dispatching powerful antibiotics and/or chemotherapy drugs directly into pathogenic bacteria cells. Given the urgent public health concerns about the growing number and variety of antibiotic resistant bacteria, such developments have the potential to help doctors more efficiently […]

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