genetics and mendel

Wed Jan 8 10:43:21 PST 2003

>I don't see Aliera being that much beyond Mendel in genetics - e.g.,
>Dragaerans aren't anywhere near being able to change their bodies from
>one house to another or we would have heard all about it in Jhereg and
I disagree, in one of the books she talks about isolating a new 
dragon line recessive.  As a person who's work revolves around 
genetics, i will tell you that whether Steven knows it or not (i have 
not clue as to his genetics background) such statements imply a 
rather advanced knowledge of genetics.  It is rather involved to 
identify line or lineage specific markers especially when they are