Posts Tagged ‘Gene’
Early humans may have originated from southern Africa
Last Updated on Tuesday, 8 March 2011 06:50 Written by stelpavlou Tuesday, 8 March 2011 06:50
Modern humans may have originated from southern Africa, an extensive genetic study has suggested. Data showed that hunter-gatherer populations in the region had the greatest degree of genetic diversity, which…
New studies support form of genetic memory
Last Updated on Monday, 16 February 2009 07:14 Written by stelpavlou Monday, 16 February 2009 07:14
Two new studies show that the fundamental theory that I explored in my second novel Gene, has a factual basis behind it after all.
In contrast to natural selection, in which organisms that are born well adapted to their environment survive and reproduce, passing down those successful traits, Lamarckian evolution suggests that animals can develop adaptive traits, such as better memory, during their lifetimes, and pass on those traits to their offspring.
Meet the immortal Jellyfish
Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2009 05:26 Written by stelpavlou Tuesday, 27 January 2009 05:26
And you thought the world couldn’t get any stranger, didn’t you?
Last Updated on Friday, 19 September 2008 06:35 Written by stelpavlou Thursday, 18 September 2008 04:49
It’s always an odd feeling when your work starts to get recognized. Sitting alone, typing away, it’s often hard to remember that total strangers will eventually have a say in how you’re perceived.
I was thrilled to be told recently that Gene has been listed in The Rough Guide to Crime Fiction, right alongside works by giants like Chandler and Hammett.