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This Week in History: Gregor Mendel, who discovered the fundamental principles of genetics was born in 1822

It took the patience of a monk to unravel the basic laws of inheritance. For thousands of years farmers and herders selectively bred their crops and livestock to produce more useful varieties. 521 more words

Yesterday & Today

Friday "P" Talk

My brother thinks he’s written more about Moxie than any Mainer.  He’s probably right; after all, he wrote two books on the subject plus countless newspaper articles and blog posts.  426 more words

Friday Pillow Talk

Gregor Mendel and Genetics

Gregor Mendel is the father of genetics and this is where you will learn everything about his life, his researches and discoveries. This is also a place where you will learn everything you want to know about genetics. 6 more words


My Little Sweet Pea

The minute I saw Sadie, I knew she had potential.  Though she was only four months old, she carried herself like an adult German Shepherd.  As I watched her walk, I could see the authentic Shepherd stance and the… 744 more words

Dog Traits

The art of guessing

How does the outstanding scientist come to propose such a decisive axiom, while less imaginative minds go on tinkering with the old system? How did Gregor Mendel leap to conceive the statistical axioms of genetics?

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Quote Of The Day

Mendelian miracle in the garden

Imagine this. His name was not Gregor. It was Johann, the name his parents had given him. The Mendels were farmers who wanted their son to take over their farm. 1,471 more words