Monthly Archives: July 2013

Happy birthday, Rosalind Franklin!

Did you see today’s Google doodle? That is both a question I wish to ask you, and the question I was asked – via Facebook – by a friend this morning, before I’d even eaten breakfast. It’s been an intense day, so this is a pretty quick entry for you all…but here’s what you need […]

Happy birthday, Gregor Mendel!

I’ve had stuff happening in my life that’s kept me from posting here, but I can’t fail to mention to you all that today, July 20, is the anniversary of the birth of Gregor Mendel, regarded as the founder of modern genetics. This is due to his 1865 paper on the mode of inheritance. In […]