Tag: DNA

  • Lincoln and Darwin

    Today, I’m musing about Lincoln and Darwin. I am a huge fan of both men. Both were born on the day I started putting this musing to paper, February 12th. Both of these heroes of mine were born in the year 1809, 203 years ago. We citizens of Wisconsin—citizens of the United States of America—are […]

  • Sturgeon Marveling

    Today, I’m continuing to muse and to marvel about sturgeon. I want to use a dead sturgeon to address the question I posed in my last column:  “How is it possible for veterinarians to have a working knowledge of so many animals—an estimated 60,000 species of animals within the 5 groups with backbones?” While I’d […]