Two Crowds to Follow. Which Will We Choose?

The crowd is loud and excited. Their enthusiasm grows as they catch a glimpse of a man riding a borrowed horse. Some have seen him do the unbelievable. Most have heard the stories. He heals the sick, gives sight to the blind, raises the dead, feeds the hungry and...

Even on Thanksgiving, Millions Will Go Hungry

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. The memories of long-ago gatherings of family, food and football at my grandparents’ house are some of my fondest. These days we go to my sister’s house for Thanksgiving, trying to give to our children their own...

What Can Pig DNA Tell Us About Each Other?

I am not sure what it was about hearing that scientists had mapped the genome of a domestic pig that so captured my attention. Perhaps it was all the other stuff that I would have thought needed to be done before we got around to a genetic map of pig DNA. Once again I...