Book of the Month

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Gregor Mendel: The Friar Who Grew Peas

Regarded as the world’s first geneticist, Gregor Mendel overcame poverty and obscurity to discover one of the fundamental aspects of genetic science: how traits are inherited from one generation to the next. This biography, with illustrations show the early scientist’s progress, tells the story of his remarkable life. Readers will be inspired by Gregor’s neverending search for knowledge, and his famous experiments are easy to...