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Posts tagged genetic makeup

June 5, 2014

 

A computer-generated representation of an individual's DNA

How Closely Related Are We?

We humans tend to focus on the differences between us, even in spite of abundant similarities.

May 14, 2014

 

A pink flower stands out against an out-of-focus background.

Research Finds Much Variation In How We Perceive Smells

When it comes to our sense of smell, genetics seems to matter an awful lot.

March 31, 2005

 

Genetic Poker

Inbreeding is the term used when animals mate with their relatives. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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