Genetics & Evolution
A hormone is defined as a chemical substance produced in the body that controls and regulates the activity of certain cells or organs. Despite operating as micro-level human body processes, their operations are essential to our survival and affect our everyday activities of life.
We know that everyone's DNA is unique, but do you know exactly how forensic scientists tell people apart from their DNA? In this article, we explore the concept of microsatellites (or STRs) and apply this knowledge to tackle an exciting mock case example with riveting twists and turns.
Genetic Diversity: Mutations, Sexual Reproduction, Migration, and Population Size
我测试了我和23 andme的DNA。有趣的是,我李rned about my family history going back 800 years and the existence and nonexistence of future health risks. You will undoubtedly learn a lot about yourself too, and that knowledge will help you understand your life circumstances. Read about it.
Fascinating and Unusual Facts About Green Eye Color
When I meet someone for the first time, I always notice their eyes. Here are some cool facts about people with green eyes.
Redheads: The Genetics of Hair Color
Hair color is primarily genetic, and red hair is caused by mutations in the MC1R gene. The gene for red hair also causes an increased sensitivity to sunlight and a reduced sensitivity to anesthesia. Contrary to internet rumors, redheads are not going extinct! Famous redheads include Queen Elizabeth I and Malcolm X.
The Y Chromosome: Ancestry, Genetics, and the Making of a Man