Articles by Paul Katula


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College grads face a bad job-hunting environment

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/6218501.html From the Houston Chronicle … Jan. 18, 2009 … Facing what experts have called “one of the worst job environments in years,” according to…





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Illinois House impeaches Gov. Rod Blagojevich

http://newsblogs.chicagotribune.com/clout_st/2009/01/live-blog-of-il.html Illinois House votes to impeach Gov. Rod Blagojevich From the Chicago Tribune Jan. 9, 2009 Posted by Ray Long and Rick Pearson a 10:25…




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What does ‘allele’ mean?

The word allele, in the study of inheritance, means a single copy of a gene. It is pronounced uh-LEEL. Its usage implies that there are…


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What is a Punnett square?

Biologists who study inheritance patterns, genetic counselors, and you (apparently) need to bridge the gap between DNA and some of life’s questions, like “What crop…