Explaining science in simple words

The biology of leadership

The biology of leadership
To do great things is difficult; but to command great things is more difficult. —Friedrich Nietzsche.  What makes a great leader? This is an age ol...

The genetics of emotion

The genetics of emotion
The dictionary defines emotion as ‘instinctive or intuitive feeling as distinguished from reasoning or knowledge’ or ‘a strong feeling deriving fro...

Nucleotides to behavior

Nucleotides to behavior
Simple Version : nucleotides are chemical compounds that can store information in a certain order, a bit like the binary code. There are 4 differen...

Marrying into DNA

Marrying into DNA
Have you ever wondered about the mechanics of choosing a partner. Most of the time, it is a natural, spontaneous process, where you end up meeting ...

The interplay of genetics & environment in shaping who we are

The interplay of genetics & environment in shaping who we are
“I used to be way over on the nurture side, but I’ve swung way of the nature side,  …  And it’s because of Mona and having kids. My daughter is 14 ...

“Say Cheese” , DNA said

“Say Cheese” , DNA said
How many times, when stuck into a party, wedding or gathering, you ended up hearing “Say Cheese” before hearing the click of your joyful friend’s c...