This week, students reported on their favorite breakthrough in molecular biology. As part of the assignment, to help provide a sense of the passage of time, they included information about what else was happening in the world when the breakthrough was made. I also asked them to name the title and artist for a song that was popular at that time. I’ll be putting together a playlist for class on Thursday to set the mood for their reports. The time period spans the 1920’s through 2011, and the playlist includes Bobby Darin, Gloria Gaynor, Poison, Bruno Mars, Blondie and Nat King Cole.
By chance, my husband sent me this link to Bjork’s lastest project, called Biophilia: