Reconstructed the entire genome of a 130,000 year-old Neanderthal from a single
o Hints at the existence of an unknown, highly diverged hominin group
The Denisovans (genome sequence of a single finger bone)
o Neanderthals might have interbred
Bio Section Questions- Brain, ADHD, Depression
1) Solving the brain:
Which are the specific actions or approaches that need to be enforced in order to solve
how the brain works? Give examples of the types of scientific/technological advancements that will
Bio Section Questions GMO's
1. Positives of allowing GMOs: Helps the economy because it is easier to produce more
for farmers. There are less worldwide famines because production is more efficient. Better quality and taste of products. Also more resistant
Bio Section Cell Cycle, Crystallography and GFP
1) Cell cycle and cancer - There are 5 stages of the cell cycle: g0, g1, S, g2, and M or mitosis.
In the G1 phase, the cell undergoes a growth in mass sometimes double the size they
BIO Section Malaria and AIDS
2) Malaria and AIDS
Why malaria and other infectious diseases are usually associated with the developing
world? How are they expanding into other areas?
These diseases are associated with the developing world for a number of r
Section #3 Issues Approach to Biology
What is the molecular basis of antibiotics resistance?
Bacteria will always be able to adapt and resist the effects of antibiotics. If an antibiotic
cycle is not completed and/or too weak and highly resistant forms of