A new diagnostic test involves a dollop of peanut butter. You may not have heard of "the peanut butter test," but it could become a fantastically low-cost and non-invasive way to test for Alzheimer's.
A fractal can be described as a pattern that contains itself on smaller and larger scales. One simple example of a fractal is a tree; it contains the same pattern in the trunk, branches, and leaves. Each
J. Craig Venter has worked with teams to sequence hundreds of genomes, including his own. In the future, he says, this information will help us to understand the basic building blocks of life, providing
Craig Venter reclines in his chair, puts his feet up on his desk and – gently stroking his milk chocolate-coloured miniature poodle, Darwin, asleep in his arms – shares his vision of the household appliance