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Posts tagged genetic mutation

November 15, 2013

 

An outstretched hand balances a crystal ball in its palm.

The Future in the Palm of Your Hand

Are six-fingers in store for our evolutionary future?

January 22, 2010

 

Bloody finger.

The Royal Plague

Being King isn't all it's cracked up to be. Learn about the "royal disease" that haunts the descendants of Queen Victoria.

October 9, 2009

 

Mircosope image of small cell carcinoma

Evolving Toward Cancer

Have humans evolved to be at risk for diseases like cancer?

October 17, 2007

 

Grapes And Apples In A Basket

Clones in Your Grocery Bag

Where do apples come from? Simple question, right? A seed is planted, the seed grows into a tree, and the tree makes apples. Where do seedless grapes come from?

September 27, 2003

 

Evolutionary Psychics

After all, for the basic body plan to change, not only do you need a random genetic mutation that results in a sixth finger, but that mutation must also provide an evolutionary advantage when it comes to reproduction.

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