a vaccine for AIDS?

I’m supposed to be finishing writing a paper for a conference right now, so I was casting around for something short & sweet to write. Fortunately for me, ERV has just written an interesting post examining claims about a possible new treatment for AIDS. It involves souping up the patient’s killer T cells (part of the […]

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apparent beneficial effect of Bt-cotton crops

Way back in 2004, the first of the ‘new’ Scholarship exams asked students to: Compare and contrast the ecological and evolutionary outcomes of releasing herbicide tolerant and insect resistant GM plants. It’s an interesting question. I suspect that a lot of the answers would have focused on the potential negative environmental effects of releasing these GM […]

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