That X and Y chromosomes combine to determine gender, now common knowledge taught in biology classes the world over, was discovered by pioneering American scientist Nettie Stevens. On what would have been her 155th birthday, Google is celebrating her immense contribution to the field of genetics with a Doodle. Stevens was born in Cavendish, Vt.…

via A New Google Doodle Celebrates Genetics Pioneer Nettie Stevens — TIME

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