DNA, Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology
Alan McHughen, D.Phil.
Recent Blog Posts
Covid-19: Sound policy on social distancing demands sound science
Effective policies to fight Covid-19 require policymakers abide by the advice offered by qualified scientists using valid scientific data. Georgia Governor Brian Kemp, for example, put Georgians at risk by ignoring experts advising that the virus could spread by those...
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DNA Base Letter Art
At superficial glance, a visitor to the Nevada Art Gallery in Reno might see only a random collection of oversized letters taking up an entire gallery wall. Closer inspection shows the 240 characters are limited to just four: A, T...
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Fighting Coronavirus with Molecular Genetics
Viruses are simple things- they consist of a string of DNA or RNA wrapped in protein. Yet they have no machinery to make proteins, not even their own. How can they be so pathogenic, giving rise to diseases ranging from...
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Alan McHughen's latest book, 'DNA Demystified'
Release date: May 19th, 2020 on Kindle; June 2nd for hardcover.