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New Year, no resolutions

There’s nothing particularly new about the New Year from a biological perspective. We have mechanisms inside cells that keep time on a day-to-day basis, but certainly nothing to keep track of the rhythm of the year. Our livers may have felt the consequences of celebrating the passage of 2009, but our DNA hardly records the [...]


Douglas Zombies Need Brains!

I have a joke with one of the guys I work with about us being zombies being pulled irresistibly to the Douglas each morning, never understanding why. It’s not a good joke, or particularly funny, but we take what we can get and it serves as an excellent lead into what I wanted to write [...]

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