what we missed on block week…in SCIENCE

this girl must have seen our week 31 biochem objectives

Here’s a sampling of science you likely missed last week:

What in the hell is parthenogenesis?  Those six syllables might end the embryonic stem cell debate for good.

Alcohol intoxication facilitates creative problem solving.  Yup

A protein called Jagged-1, sounds like a rough rider, but might actually stimulate bone growth.  Click here

Remember epigenomics?  Might be a more captivating first year topic now that it can induce pancreatic α-cells to transform to the β-cells.  Au revoir, diabeetus?

Pollutants are shrinking British otter penises.  concerned about your next beach day?

And on the creepier Brave New World type of news, someone designed a drug to wipe any memory of experiencing pain…




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