Monthly Archives: September 2014

Autoimmune Disease: Don’t Get Caught in Friendly Fire

General Stonewall Jackson was accidentally shot by one of his own men who mistook him for the enemy. It was at the Battle of Chancellorsville that this sad event happened. The immune system acts as a line of protection from invaders of disease and infection. This internal army must discern between friend and foe so […]

To Use or Not to Use (GMOs) – An in Depth Look at Genetically Modified Organisms

In Shakespeare’s famous play Hamlet the title character gives the famous line, “To be or not be: that is the question.” in Act III scene 1. Hamlet contemplates suicide and avenging his father’s death. I would like to look at GMOs and whether we should promote them, control them, or outlaw them from humanity. The […]