Category Archives: Science literacy

The Next Generation

Seattle Center is a 74-acre complex of theaters, music halls, parks, sport facilities, museums, and restaurants tucked neatly within Seattle’s Lower Queen Anne neighborhood.  The iconic Space Needle, crown jewel of the facility since the 1962 World’s Fair, hugs the … Continue reading

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Why Muller’s Ratchet?

In 1931, geneticist Hermann Joseph Muller gave a speech at a scientific conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. In his remarks, Dr. Muller proposed a theory to answer a long-standing and controversial question: why do so many organisms use sexual reproduction … Continue reading

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