Exploring History
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Exploring History

Discovering DNA: the Farm Boy and the Grasshoppers

Brilliance shone from the heartland to NYC — only to fade with lost opportunities for all

From the farm to the big city

At the turn of the 20th century, a farm boy enrolled at the University of Kansas to study engineering, hoping to reinforce a natural talent honed by years…



Exploring History is a publication about history. Instead of focusing on any particular time period of history, we explore anything about the past that helps our readers understand the world they live in today. We pay special attention to historiographical rigor and balance.

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