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by cantab
Fri Jul 29, 2005 4:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mouse-ear: your opinion...
Replies: 16
Views: 10591

Mouse Ear

People often mistake this as being the result of genetic manipulation. The ear has in fact been grafted on to the mouse.
by cantab
Thu Jun 16, 2005 8:47 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: RNA
Replies: 5
Views: 3546

Check under The Central Dogma - DNA make RNA (transcription) which then makes protein (translation). Transcription is different for prokaryotes and eukaryotes (though they do share some general features). The details are extensive: I would advise an introductory textbook if you're new to the topic. ...
by cantab
Thu Jun 16, 2005 8:41 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Alfred Wallace
Replies: 2
Views: 7104

They didn't work on the theory together. Darwin developed his theory in the 1830s but did not publish dues to his concerns about incompatability with theological doctrine. Having develop the greatest theory ever produced (it does answer the question "why are we here") he locked it away in a drawer f...
by cantab
Thu Jun 16, 2005 2:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: the best book in genetics
Replies: 15
Views: 10672

I'd go for "An Introduction to Genetic Analysis" by Anthony J. F. Griffiths, Jeffrey H. Miller, David T.Suzuki, Richard C. Lewontin, and William M. Gelbart. Published by WH Freeman.

You can check out the Freeman website at

We used it as the standard text for first year genetics at Cambridge.