The 2015 iGEM Undergrad Winners

The 2015 iGEM Grand Prize for an undergrad team went to the College of William and Mary – one of the oldest universities in the United States. Here is the link to the team’s top-notch wiki page. They worked on noise. But not the familiar kind that we can hear. They were interested in the noise describing the variability in the performance of a machine – the way its […]

The 2015 iGEM High School Winners

This team won the High School Grand Prize at the 2015 iGEM competition.  photo credit: iGEM foundation and Justin Knight The team is from Taipei American School (TAS) in Taiwan. This is the link to their wiki page: http://2015.igem.org/Team:TAS_Taipei What was their project about? What made it a winning project? I was curious and looked for answers […]

The Sense Of Balance

Watch this. It’s called balance. It takes practice. Everyone can learn to do it – Up to a point, at least. If you want to try it, here is a web link with instructions. But don’t expect it to work right away. Keep at it! How to walk a tightrope Which parts of your body need close attention […]