Scientists have mapped the Gorilla genome! After comparing it to the chimpanzee and human DNA sequences, we now have a better understanding of our relationship to the great apes. Here is a link to the article in the on-line version of the scientific journal Nature. Peruse it and let me know what you think.
An interesting read... read and comment here for a few points.
Should the FDA require companies to label food that has been genetically engineered or altered? If you think this would be a good idea, go to http://justlabelit.org/.
Follow the link to take an inside look at a plant or animal cell.
Welcome to Biology II CP! I hope everyone learns a lot and enjoys the course. Never be afraid to ask a question or add to the discussion. I look forward to getting to know all of my students this semester and teaching you some interresting, if not weird, stuff this year.