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

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