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blond hair genetics
2014-06-02 05:07:21

A subtle alternation in DNA involving one single-letter change in the genetic code is enough to generate blond hair in men and women.

2012-04-04 21:14:45

Three-spine sticklebacks aren't as pretty as many aquarium fish, and anglers don't fantasize about hooking one.

2011-03-09 16:34:23

Humans are clearly different from chimpanzees.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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