The RNA Folding Phenomenon

  Synthetic biology offers a variety of techniques for changing living beings for the benefit of mankind.  By changing the DNA sequence of a cell, it will produce novel proteins with unique functions.  However, there are limitations to the proteins which can be produced. One commonly recognized problem is that changes to the amino acid…

Should We Label GE Foods?

In Washington State, a new initiative I-522 or “ the People’s right to know Genetically Engineered Food Act” is causing quite a scare about GE foods among local consumers. There is a website now dedicated to the campaign, Yeson522, where readers can find all kinds of information on the “dangers” of “unnatural” genetically engineered foods.…