English, Algebra, Phys Ed…and Biotech

November 18, 2007

By hammersmith

[Source: G. Pascal Zachary, New York Times] — More than a decade ago, after George Cachianes, a former researcher at Genentech, decided to become a teacher, he started a biotechnology course at Lincoln High School in San Francisco. He saw the class as way of marrying basic biotechnology principles with modern lab practices