Biology and Chemistry Articles

Here is the collection of expert other science articles that deal with various sciences outside physics. These would include biology, chemistry, earth and computer sciences. Learn something new today!


Intro to Algorithms for Programming

Many threads here at PF include some question about how to learn…

New Research on Untying Knots in Polymers

A joint computational-experimental paper that I worked on was…

New High Performance Ultra-wide Angle Lenses

Note, unless otherwise specified, all focal lengths are in terms…

History's First Science Experiments

In this Insight I'm going to talk about two of the first science…

Polymer Physics and Genetic Sequencing

IntroductionMy main research focuses on using DNA molecules…

Why Your Software is Never Perfect

We occasionally have students ask for help on software, "My software…

When did Mitochondria Evolve?

Historically, life is categorized into three broad domains: bacteria,…

Why Can't My Computer Do Simple Arithmetic?

The first computer I owned was an Apple IIe computer, with a…

What Causes Cancer: Bad Luck or Bad Lifestyles?

What causes cancer?  For the most part, cancer is a disease…

Atomic Positioning with DNA Hinges

I was perusing the Nature Nanotechnology website today when I…

Can Gene Editing Eliminate Alzheimer's Disease?

The development of the CRISPR/Cas9 system has made gene editing…
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Why CRISPR Technologies Won't Lead to Designer Babies

The prospect of designer babies has been a staple of the dystopian…

The New Bioethics | A 21st Century Overview

It used to be that worrying about the future meant worrying about…

5 Pieces of Evidence for Evolution

Evidence for evolution Here's some of the evidence available…

Studio in a Box: Digital Modeling Amplifiers

Musical-recording age Since the dawn of the musical-recording…