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Frankenfish? what about Frankenmaize?

I’ve been following the news of the ‘Frankenfish’ – the genetically modified salmon that folks are trying to get approval to distribute, with a lot of interest.  The name ‘Frankenfish’ is presumably based on the cult horror movie of the … Continue reading

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Encouraging college students to mate randomly: teaching population genetics in the classroom

Today in my Introductory Class we did a population genetics activity that I made up.  It worked well, so I thought I’d share it. I wanted students to understand these four causes of population variation: Mutation – the actual transformation … Continue reading

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