The Hive Recap: Unconscious Selection

The Hive Wet Lab & Library

Geek Heaven! Biology Courses, Online!
Stem cells, evolution, Darwin’s legacy, & much more stuff we love.
Compliments to Open Culture for this very cool list of online lectures, etc
http://www.openculture.com/biology_free_courses

It’s not magic, it’s stem cells…
A brief set of introductions to fascinating takes on a bio-mind-blower.  With great thanks to Open Culture; we’ve posted their complete list of links below.

Replaceable You: Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering
iTunes - Jill Helms, Stanford

Straight Talk About Stem Cells 
iTunes - Christopher Scott, Stanford

Stem Cells: Policy and Ethics 
iTunes - Christopher Scott, Stanford

Breaking Stories in Real-World Stem Cell Work
Human Cloning Developments Raise Hopes for New Treatments
From The Guardian
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2013/may/18/human-cloning-heart-disease-genes

About the Offspring of Human Clones
Did you know Dolly the Sheep had old-fashioned babies? Do you know what became of them?

Dolly the Sheep Gives Birth
From BBC News
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/82816.stm

Evolution seen in ‘synthetic DNA’
from BBC News
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-17769529

 

  • Amy Bee

    What are we going to do when this goes on hiatus next week? Nice blog. Good insights!