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The value and utility of any experiment are determined by the...

The value and utility of any experiment are determined by the fitness of the material to the purpose for which it is used, and thus in the case before us it cannot be immaterial what plants are subjected to experiment and in what manner such experiment is: … 6 more words

Gregor Mendel

Writing Challenge Day 28 [MAKEUP]: A Historical Figure

Oh lord. A historical figure. The amount of leeway here is frightening. Anybody? Throughout history?!

Eventually, I decided on Gregor Mendel. Who’s that, I hear my readers who didn’t pay attention in biology asking? 244 more words


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

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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


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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