Category Archives: Science

The Miniature World of Spider Silk

Designers Godley & Peers just revealed a full length silk cape woven from the silk of the golden orb spider.  But how exactly does one go about getting silk from a spider?  Greene’s tutor, Catherine Offord, explains the miracle of spider silk.  Catherine is a Biologist specialising in animal behaviour; she gained her first degree [...]

Posted on: February 10th, 2012 | Categories: News, Science, Tutor Articles

What is ‘three-way IVF’?

Three-parent IVF has been the focus of discussion and debate in the media over the last several weeks. Greene’s Biology tutor, Catherine Offord, explains what three-parent IVF is, how it works, and the complex ethical issues that it raises. Catherine is a Biologist, specialising in animal behaviour.  She gained her first degree in Biological Sciences at [...]

Posted on: February 3rd, 2012 | Categories: News, Science, Tutor Articles

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