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  • Morning Minutes: Feb. 28

  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today's Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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  • morning minutes: feb. 28

    word of the day

    nadir ney-der, ney-deer (noun) the lowest point; point of greatest adversity or despair. - dictionary.com

    website of the day

    dna interactive

    http://www.dnai.org/index.htm

    learn about dna, its structure, pioneers of its discovery and the applications of understanding how it works.

    number to know

    3 billion: number of dna bases in a human genome. it would take 3 gigabytes of electronic storage to hold that same amount of information.

    this day in history

    feb. 28, 1953: james d. watson and frances h. c. crick announce they have discovered dna's double-helix structure.

    today's featured birthday

    country singer jason aldean (35)

    daily quote

    "small deeds done are better than great deeds planned." - peter marshall

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