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2011-03-23 15:45:01

When the Human Genome Project ended a decade ago, scientists thought that they'd closed the lid on all that's to be known about our genes.

2009-05-18 10:35:46

For years, genes have been considered the one and only way biological traits could be passed down through generations of organisms.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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