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Another Reason to Choose Biology Over Liberal Arts

 :: Posted by American Biotechnologist on 11-17-2014

Biological Science students are much better off than liberal arts grad students!

I’m a Grad Student!

 :: Posted by American Biotechnologist on 11-06-2014

Revenge of Morgan’s Fruit Flies

 :: Posted by American Biotechnologist on 10-28-2014

In 1933, Thomas H. Morgan was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discoveries concerning the role played by the chromosome in heredity. Much of his research involved breading Drosophila melanogaster, in which he demonstrated sex linkage of the gene for white eyes in the fly. While Morgan ultimately received a Nobel Prize for his work, the real stars of his experiments, the fruit flies, had to be satisfied with much less recognition. In response, several of his subjects composed a song expressing their dissatisfaction with the way they have been treated. Here is their song:

Ballad of the Arrogant Professor

 :: Posted by American Biotechnologist on 10-21-2014

Talk Nerdy to Me

 :: Posted by American Biotechnologist on 10-13-2014