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Science

The History Behind Next-Generation Sequencing

The past 60 years have seen the development of innovative next-generation sequencing (NGS) techniques that researchers and clinicians employ to diagnose, monitor, and manage diseases and disorders by determining germline or somatic mutations. Scientists in a variety of fields utilize next-generation sequencing technologies to determine the sequence of a nucleic […]

Currency

A Brief History of Dogecoin

Dogecoin, sometimes called a ‘meme currency,’ has recently been throw about due to figures like Elon Musk talking openly about buying and selling it. But what is it, and why the picture of the dog? To answer this, we need to go far, far back – further than a lot […]

Society & Culture

The History of French Fries

Will it be chippy chips, crinkle cut, or spicy peri-peri? Perhaps you prefer skin-on, sweet potato, or triple-cooked gastro? Do you like yours drenched in vinegar, topped with cheese and bacon, accompanied by a generous blob of ketchup, or just straight-up with a sprinkle of salt? Whatever your preference, you’d […]

Other stories

The History of Cosmetic Dentistry

Significant changes took place in aesthetic dentistry over the centuries of its history. Because of modern technologies, a lot of methods in the field of cosmetic dentistry appeared in a short time. The most popular procedures – whitening, implants, installation of veneers and so on have changed the usual understanding […]

Entertainment

A Brief History of Gambling

There is just something so enticing about the chances of getting something for nothing. I’m not necessarily saying that gambling involves getting something for nothing; of course, it involves a risk, it always does, but isn’t the fact that you may gain so much for doing so little the drive […]

Society & Culture

The History of Wooden Model Ship Building

Model shipbuilding has a long and varied history that spans from antiquity to the present time. People built models for different purposes at various times and places in history. Today, the intricate craft of building model ships is enjoyed by collectors and museums dedicated to the craft of model ship […]