I am a grad student at UCSD studying the diversity of our brain cells and how it contributes to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, as well as memory and fear. I enjoy watching basketball, listening to R&B, and taking long walks on the beach.

Humans are two developmental stages away from monkeys

Less than 50 of our 20,000 genes are unique to humans. What separates us from monkeys?

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Raising animals for meat creates lots of problems. Lab-grown meat could provide solutions

Cultured meat is the next step in a long history of alternatives to conventional meat

Human and reptile brains aren't so different after all

Reports of our brains' differences seem greatly exaggerated, according to recent neuroscience