AND gene circuits to NOT diseases (An introduction to Synthetic Biology – Part II)

Synthetic Biology may have answers to better Cancer treatments. And the key lies in reducing unintended effects of Chemotherapy. The human brain is such a complex structure, yet at the basic level, the cells interact with basic logic. Read on to find out more. Part 1: http://www.mindbrunch.com/2018/03/editing-towards-engineering-genes-introduction-synthetic-biology-part/ The Scope...

Brain, Senses and You – Part III

This is the final part of the three-part series. You can read the first part here (http://www.mindbrunch.com/2018-02-brain-senses-and-you-I) and the second part here (http://www.mindbrunch.com/2018-02-brain-senses-and-you-II). The brain behind the picture (contd.) A challenge with only taking a snapshot of what lies ahead of us isn’t enough for most practical purposes. We...

Brain, Senses and You – Part II

This is second in the three-part series on the oddities of our sense organs. Read the first part here (http://www.mindbrunch.com/2018-02-brain-senses-and-you-I) Hearing (Audioception) While chemicals trigger smell and taste, pressure stimulates hearing and touch. If you have ever been in a club, concert or any place where bass-heavy music is...

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