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Kernels of Truth

  On June 16, 1902, biologist Barbara McClintock was born. McClintock studied courses in genetics before it was accepted as a discipline. Using maize cobs as her exploratory medium, she noticed colour spots on kernels that could not be explained … Continue reading

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Guide and Seek

  On February 7, 1918, American geneticist Ruth Sager was born. An Arts major at the University of Chicago, Sager was so smitten with a required science course she attended that she switched her major to Biology. She followed up … Continue reading

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