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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
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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