Genes, zombie genes, and soap anti-fog

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How many genes are expressed in a single cell at one single time? Researchers found out how to make that visible.

Annoyed by your bathroom mirror getting fogged up every time you are having a shower? Why soap is the solution.

Elephants are the biggest mammals on land and yet have one of the lowest cancer rates. A ‘zombie’ gene seems to be the reason.

 

Sources:

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05882-8?utm_source=twt_na&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=NNPnature

https://www.thenakedscientists.com/articles/questions/why-does-soap-stop-mirrors-fogging

https://www.smh.com.au/world/north-america/zombie-gene-that-helps-save-elephants-from-cancer-20180819-p4zydb.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_feed

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