Ewen Callaway reviews a biopic of Calvin Bridges, the wild-living, wild-haired genetics pioneer for Nature's Book & Arts Section.

Calvin Bridges is best known for three things: his pioneering work on genetics in the early twentieth century, his womanizing and his gravity-defying mop of hair. The Fly Room, a biopic told through the eyes of his daughter Betsey, also shows the scientist as a sometimes dedicated, often distracted father who struggled to balance intellectual curiosity with family obligations.

For complete article, visit Nature Book & Arts Section Dec 11, 2014 Issue.

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