Lactose Intolerance

Holiday Party Genetics

December 19, 2016
Some of the dos and don’t of your annual office holiday party should be kind of obvious – don’t hit on your boss and maybe take it easy on the...
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Lessons at Berkeley: Genetics and Beyond

August 20, 2010
Having been a genetics educator for over two decades, I was excited to learn in May that Berkeley’s incoming freshman class would have an opportunity to discover whether they have...
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The Most Natural Human Diet: Just About Anything

February 13, 2009
Generally when you think about what separates humans from other species, features like upright walking, large brains and language come to mind. But diet has actually played an enormous role...
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Charles Darwin’s Mysterious Illness

October 23, 2008
In the year 1831, two very important events happened to 22 year-old biologist Charles Darwin.   The first was that he boarded the Beagle, a research vessel upon which he...
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Benvinguts a Barcelona: Part 2

July 01, 2008
Last month I had the opportunity to go to the Society of Molecular Biology and Evolution conference in the striking city of Barcelona. This is the premiere conference for geneticists...
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