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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


    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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