Last year I was lucky enough to attend a talk by Dr Ulrich Keyser, a world-leader in "DNA origami" and synthetic nanopores from the University of Cambridge. He gave an excellent talk about his recent groundbreaking research, which I'll attempt to do justice to in this blog post outlining it. You may have heard of nanopores in the … Continue reading Nanopores and DNA Origami in Protein Detection
Two weeks ago, an article was published online in the inaugural issue of the new journal Nature Ecology & Evolution entitled "Experimental test and refutation of a classic case of molecular adaptation in Drosophila melanogaster". As the title suggests, the article soundly refutes a classic example of molecular adaption that was first established in a seminal paper by McDonald and … Continue reading Alcohol Tolerance in Fruit Flies: A Classic Case of Molecular Adaptation Refuted
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