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From the Archives: Genes and Giants in Ireland

Mar 22, 2018

As many of us just celebrated St. Patrick’s Day and all things Irish, we thought it would be a good time to revisit an Irish legend and its unexpected connection to modern day genetics. Originally published on October 27, 2016. By Michelle Engle Genetics is usually advertised as a science that impacts the future – […]

Standing on the shoulders of giant robots

Nov 17, 2016

By Mike Pablo Today we have computers and technology all around us. While humanoid robotic helpers are still off in the future, I could define a robot as a machine that people can program or control to do useful tasks. In this sense, robots, already exist in useful forms, such as household appliances and cars. […]

Genes and Giants in Ireland

Oct 27, 2016

By Michelle Engle Genetics is usually advertised as a science that impacts the future – the future of healthcare, the future of cancer therapy, etc. But it’s also the biological science that most closely links us to the past, through the DNA passed down from our ancestors. In Ireland, where the past is filled with […]