Science: Three Types of Human Chimeras That Already Exist

  The Chimera from Greek mythology, not the genetic anomaly that shares its name.   By Fariha Fawziah Researchers have recently declared that they wish to create human-animal “chimeras,” a genetic intervention which has sparked major medical and ethical debates. The reason behind this may be the experiments of creating hybrid animals by human geneticists […]

STUDENT LIFE: A Trip to the Harlem DNA Lab

  By Vinzente Fedele On March 2nd, 2015, I joined the Advanced Science Research (ASR) class in visiting the Harlem DNA Lab. I met Ms. Lee, who explained and directed the lab. She started the activity by asking us simple questions about DNA, and how it’s used to create proteins. She discussed the ALU gene […]