Kevin Bird is a PhD candidate in Horticulture and Evolutionary Biology at Michigan State University and a former Fulbright Fellow at the University of Ghent. His research focuses on the evolutionary and biological consequences of hybridization and gene and genome duplication in plants.

The Genetic Lottery is a bust for both genetics and policy

Kathryn Paige Harden’s book tries to demonstrate how genetics can ameliorate societal ills. She falls well, well short