Tag Archives: Genetics

On Questions and How to Ask Them

On Questions and How to Ask Them

But when an adult walks over and in a tone of derision (and the derision is the key point here) asks “Um, is he Asian or something?” I get annoyed. Read More


Bio of Nobel Prize Winner Barbara McClintock Free on Kindle This Weekend

Geneticist Barbara McClintock, whose birthday we GeekMom types celebrate on June 16, won a Nobel Prize in 1983 for her discovery (decades earlier) that small pieces of DNA can move from one place to another in a genome–a phenomenon known as “jumping genes.” Her biography, Barbara McClintock: Nobel Prize Geneticist, written by children’s book author… Read More