A primitive model for genetic recombination

Introduction: I’m taking a class in general genetics at the Technion, and there we learned about genetic recombination, and in particular, homologous chromosome crossover: a phenomenon where chromosomes exchange sections between themselves during meiosis. When this happens, some of the members of the population exhibit “recombinant genomes”, which are different than their parent genomes should … More A primitive model for genetic recombination

Two Bachs at a Time

I happen to have a radio receiver both in the living room and in my own room. Often both of these are turned on at the same time to the same station (the countrywide classical station, obviously), so they play exactly the same thing. I noticed a peculiar effect when the two radios were turned … More Two Bachs at a Time