Is Genetics a Risk Factor for Osteoarthritis?

Is Genetics a Risk Factor for Osteoarthritis?

The multifactorial nature of osteoarthritis (OA) is well known. Medical findings show that several risk factors make one susceptible to osteoarthritis. Some of the primary cause or risk factors behind OA include things such as increasing age, obesity, and activity levels. New findings also point a finger at genetics as […]

Understanding DNA and Genetics

Understanding DNA and Genetics

One unique feature in the human anatomy that makes you look extra gorgeous or have some stroke of genius is your bloodline. Have you ever wondered what it really means when they say, ‘it runs in the family?’ Good genes are hereditary. What exactly are DNA and genes? Deoxyribonucleic Acid […]

Love, Health and Genes; a Connection?

Love, Health and Genes; a Connection?

There are undoubtedly a lot of unanswered questions in the world, which makes life all the more intriguing. Among the many of these is the question, what is love? Almost everyone will have an answer for it, but it comes down to their interpretation. Could this be because their response […]

What is DNA?

What is DNA?

Deoxyribonucleic acid or just DNA is the most important molecule in living organisms. It contains the instructions and code, which all organism need to live, develop and in the end, to reproduce. The instructions, which are passed down from each parent to their kids, can be found inside every living […]

The Basic Psychology (Part 2)

The Basic Psychology (Part 2)

You Can Find Psychology All Around You This field does not only exist in academia, research labs, mental offices and classrooms. Its principles can be noticed in everyday life and real-life situations. Just look at the television ads and internet marketing, which only want to persuade people to buy the […]

The Difference Between Human and Animal Genome

The Difference Between Human and Animal Genome

The Similarity in Human Genome and Different Species Another human – 100%, same genes in all humans, but different sequence. A chimpanzee (primate) – 98%, the closest living creatures to humans. A mouse – 92%, mammals are all genetically similar. Yeast – 26%, single-celled organisms, which have different housekeeping genes […]

The Basic Psychology (Part 1)

The Basic Psychology (Part 1)

Psychology Studies the Mind and Human Behavior The basic definition of psychology is the study of all mental processes and human behavior. The term comes from the Greek word “psyche”, which means spirit, soul or breath, and the word “logia”, which means study of something. The Scientific Methods Used in […]

All You Want to Know About Microbiology

All You Want to Know About Microbiology

What is Microbiology? It is a sub-field of biology, which deals with unicellular, acellular and multicellular organisms on the microscopic level. There are many different sub-fields of microbiology that studies algae and fungi, viruses, bacteria, parasites and nematodes. The Most Important Facts about Microbiology Two major branches that study eukaryotic […]

The List of Best Scientific Sites for Expanding Your Knowledge

The List of Best Scientific Sites for Expanding Your Knowledge

The Best Websites for Science and for Expanding Your Knowledge All you have got to do is to search the websites on the list. These are the best websites for expanding your knowledge on a daily basis, when it comes to scientific research and science! American Association for the Advancement […]

The Difference  Between Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Genetics

The Difference Between Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Genetics

Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Genetics Molecular biology is one of the newest and modern branches of science and scientific research, which concerns and deals with all biological activities at the lowest molecular level. Moreover, it overlaps and mixes with other fields of science from chemistry and biology, to biochemistry and […]