Category: molecular biology

The Difference between Reproduction and Replication

Total Share: 00000Follow Us Usually, in everyday speech, we may use certain words interchangeably but in science words must have precise meaning in order to be scientifically useful. Two such words I’m referring to are “replication” and “reproduction” and at first these words may mean alike, that is both deal with increase in numbers.   [Continue]

Life as Information Technology

Total Share: 00000Follow Us   Everywhere and wherever you go, information is available whether you are accessing the information, which is taken to mean digitally, on a computer such as a personal computer, a laptop, or on a smartphone whether for looking up on a website or sending an e-mail. This form of technology has [Continue]

The Breakthrough of 1944

Total Share: 00000Follow Us DNA or Deoxyribonucleic acid is the biochemical that carries genetic information and has the ability to replicate itself because of its molecular structure which is a double helix. DNA is composed of monomers or building blocks called nucleotides and each nucleotide is composed of a sugar, deoxyribose, a phosphate, and a [Continue]

The Ever Changing Concept of the Gene

Total Share: 00000Follow Us   It is common knowledge not just among biologists today but also to the lay public with some scientific¬† knowledge and also schoolchildren that DNA is the basis of all genes and that genes contain the information for how organisms are made and how they will survive but consider this: prior [Continue]