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From a Pink Squiggle to the Human Genome Project

This Yellowstone bacterium sparked PCR, one of the great advances in genetics.

Hard-Wired for Heroism

Ingenious: Siddhartha Mukherjee

The oncologist, researcher, and writer on genetics, medicine, and identity.

Why Sex Is Mostly Binary but Gender Is a Spectrum

A short genetic history of one of the most profound dimensions of human identity.

Spark of Science: Rob Pringle

The Princeton ecologist tells us about the scientists who inspired his work.

The Caterpillar Watcher

Charles Bonnet discovered insect trails but became famous for his hallucinations.