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The Seen and Unseen Consequences of Albinism

13 Dec 2019

Today I learned two things. First, that we apparently have an albino squirrel on our campus. Second, that seeing an albino squirrel before a test is good luck....

The Genetic Astrology of Naturopath Ben Lynch

27 Nov 2019

Are you Hufflepuff or Gryffindor? Erudite or Dauntless? Or maybe you know your Myers-Briggs Type to be ESTP? Or how about plain old astrology? Are you a Capricorn?...

Are You There, Race? It’s Me, DNA

9 Aug 2019

What would you say is Liam Neeson’s race?...

ThetaHealing®: The Money You’ll Spend Never Existed

1 Aug 2019

It must have looked like they were testing for telepathy. One self-described healer and their patient, sitting face to face, were each wearing what I would describe as a rugby helmet covered in...

Ambiguous Genetics Invite Woo

18 Jul 2019

If you could know every letter in your DNA, would you be better off?...

They Say It’s Genetic But My Parents Don’t Have It

13 Jun 2019

When we’re told a condition we have is “genetic”, it’s tempting to think it means our parents had it, and their parents before them, all the way up to some mysterious Eve-bites-the-apple event. But...

Queen Ants Don’t Have a Divine Right to Their Thrones, Just the Right Genetics

2 Aug 2018

Humans have classified more than 12,500 species of ants, and there are an estimated 10,000 more waiting to be discovered. Besides their incredible strength, almost all of these species have...

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