you thunk it was junk.

Research Blog | September 6, 2012

I love people. This happened rather quickly – which is fantastic – the things scientists called ‘junk’ in our DNA are starting to reveal themselves. I love people for needing to dismiss things as junk, and simultaneously having a nagging  dogged curiosity: naah, that can’t ALL be junk.    Two articles this month: 1. Time…


bring the parasites back inside us

Research Blog | August 26, 2012

New connections are being made between inflammation in the womb and the occurrence of autism in offspring. My ears perk up, as I see how many Chinese herbs are used to treat various inflammatory conditions (or general ones) and some of those botanical sources are highly invasive species, who thrive in disturbed, adverse, declined, urban,…