February 8, 2010 – Home DNA

Even though Linda started out her career as a gene jockey in the early days of biotech, I still never imagined I’d hear this conversation at home between my wife and eight-year old son.

Linda: “Martin, it’s time to get jammies on.”
Martin: “Can I just finish this base pair?”

Martin’s home DNA kit shows just how ubiquitous the technology has become. Much like the comment many teenagers may have had during the Super Bowl half-time show, “Why are those old guys playing the song from CSI?”

one year ago…”Bonus Poo”