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  • Celebrate the Birth of Genetics with Kentico!
    Iva Konecna    —       —    Article

    July 20, 2015, marked 150 years since Gregor Johann Mendel, Augustinian Monk, delivered a lecture that would come to re-shape the world of science as it was known. A beekeeper and gardener, Mendel presented his findings about the inheritance of various traits from one set of pea plants to another, how some traits were dominant and other were recessive when two plants were bred together. This discovery formed the basis of what we know now as “genetics”.