014 - No, You're not Crazy; Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Schizophrenia and Depression all Share a Common Link.

In this week's episode of the Beta Sandwich Podcast we learn how Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Schizophrenia, and Depression all share a common link (hint: topoisomerase).  In 'Science Blast' we learn: you can activate signalling cascades with "lite"  proteins; female mice have orgies, but only with packs of virgins; researchers in Spain are not thrilled with science funding; and finally, try not to forget that you lose your memory when you get old.  In Cell's & Sh!t Christian discusses RNA transcription and topoisomerases. And to wrap up the show Del gives us a Making the Grad update on tips to picking the right Grad School