Stanford University Biologist Explains the Science Behind Captain America & the Hulk’s Amazing Superpowers

Stanford University biologist Sebastian Alvarado recently jumped into the world of comic books to explain the science behind both Captain America and the Hulk‘s amazing superpowers. More on Alvarado’s studies is available at the Stanford News website.

In the colorful pages of comic books, a swig of an experimental elixir or accidental exposure to a ridiculous amount of radiation can turn a mere mortal into a super-being.

The key to these characters’ transformations, he said, might involve some cutting-edge genome-editing techniques.

via Swen’s Weblog, Interweb3000