Author: David Deming

Episode 18: What is Cancer?

In this week’s episode, Lebaron and David discuss “What is Cancer?”. We go through the hallmarks of cancer as present by Douglas Hanahan and Robert Wienberg in Cell 2000 and 2010. We go into...

Episode 17: The Eukaryotic Cell

  In this week’s episode, Lebaron and Dave discuss what the eukaryotic cell is. We give a detailed description of the endosymbiotic theory of the evolution of eukaryotic cells from prokaryotes. Moving from there...

CRISPR/Cas9: Legality and Biology Meet

Recently, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruled in favor of the Broad Institute of MIT over UC Berkley in a row over the patent rights to the amazing Gene Editing Machine: CRISPR/Cas9. This...

Episode 15: MDMA and PTSD

In this week’s episode, Dave and Lee talk about MDMA and its potential uses in treating chronic and severe PTSD. We begin by examining the physiological effects of MDMA (aka Molly/Ecstasy) on the user....