Gregor Mendel spent years persuading peas to mate selectively. It was the most fun one monk could have in a cell.
Genetic instruction to be a midget.
Genetic instruction to be shiny.
Genetic instruction to eat pan-fried bruschetta.
Gastronomes are prone to this stomach condition.
Crick and Watson, an academic double act who gave everyone a laugh with their hilarious idea about the structure of DNA.
You need to inherit some intelligence to be any good at this.
Essential to get into the biochemistry lab.
Found on dirty test tubes.
Only the best biochemistry labs have one.
Technique used to find out if that good-looking molecular biologist likes you.
A scientists entry on a lonely hearts website.
A big one makes you more attractive.
King of Judea whose parents passed on a tendency to slaughter innocents.
Tendency of posh people to get annoyed easily.
He took after his mother.
Geneticists often prefer to go out with each other.
What they put at the end of love letters.
Result of a bond between two geneticists.
A whole family of them.
Geneticist with no partner.
Incredibly, we share 61 per cent of our DNA with fruit flies, 98 per cent with chimps, and 99.9 per cent with Jade Goody.