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September 6, 2007

 

Soldier showing prosthetic arm

Lose an Arm? Grow a New One!

Yes, kids under eleven have been known to regenerate fingertips. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 22, 2005

 

Fingerprints

They say that no two fingerprints are alike, but your relatives’ fingerprints might look similar to your own. While the intricate details of an individual fingerprint are unique, pattern types and the overall size, shape, and spacing of the ridges in a pattern are all inherited traits. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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