Monthly Archives: June 2015

  • Take a walk on the wild type*

    June 10, 2015

    wild type
    Without a doubt, one of the phrases that gives our authors a lot of trouble is “wild type”—specifically, whether it should have a hyphen or not. Spawned back in the TH Morgan days when pioneering geneticists captured wild-type fruit flies from the “wild” —if the miasma of decaying bananas surrounding these labs could be Read more...