Monthly Archives: February 2015

Fun TED talk related to our next topic

February 22, 2015

In case you need a break from reality while you are studying for your exam, you can take a look at this TED talk: http://digital-photography-school.com/how-to-create-impossible-images-erik-johansson/ It will give you an idea of what we’ll be talking about in the next chapter.

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Marijuana and the munchies

February 18, 2015

Came across this article and thought some of you might be interested in plowing through it. After having learned a bit about neurons and the brain, this article should be a little more understandable. Don’t worry if it takes you a few times and a lot of thinking to make it through. It took me…

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Interesting article about environmental effects on single cells

February 11, 2015

After just talking about the importance of environmental effects on genetic expression, I came across an interesting article this morning and thought some of you might be interested: http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/41978/title/Pushing-the-Limits/ (Epigenesis is the idea that development of any part of the embryo/fetus/child is the result of an interaction of the preceding form with the environment.)

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