Cartoons help make basic genetics fun
By Bethany Brookshire, 15:53 PM April 1, 2014
I remember learning about genetics. I sat in my high school class, hearing about Gregor Mendel’s wrinkled peas and smooth peas, pink flowers and white. I drew Punnett squares to learn which “flavor” of gene would end up expressed in the peas’ offspring. What I learned was important and I’m very grateful that I now understand about DNA, genetics and how traits are passed from one generation to another.
But the process of learning those things was dull. I only wish that back then I could have ac...
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