maggiekb at April 14th, 2014 14:39 — #1
simonize at April 14th, 2014 14:54 — #2
ISTR that there has been a move to get rid of "cute" gene names. Because telling somebody that their baby will be stillborn and horribly deformed is made ever so slightly worse if you tell them it is because of a fault in the "sonic hedgehog" gene.
jandrese at April 14th, 2014 15:48 — #3
I really like the name for the gene that makes you unusually susceptible to alcohol. The Cheap Date gene.
gjbloom at April 14th, 2014 16:42 — #4
Could the Maggie gene give us perma-puppies?
newliminted at April 14th, 2014 18:13 — #5
The red shirt gene: flies die upon first infection.
maggiekb at April 19th, 2014 14:39 — #6
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