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Five Genes That Determine Facial Shapes Discovered
2012-09-14 10:01:50

Researchers have discovered five genes that determine human facial shapes, and understanding these genes could one day provide valuable data...

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2012-08-26 08:08:46

The next time you leave your DNA behind be forewarned that you are now not only leaving your biological fingerprint behind for prying eyes, but also leaving evidence of what color your hair and eyes are.

2010-11-22 19:27:07

In principle, the new profiling method could be put to immediate practical use by law enforcement.

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2009-03-10 08:53:45

More and more information is being gathered about how human genes influence medically relevant traits, such as the propensity to develop a certain disease.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.