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Why You (Don’t) Like Parma Violets

Whilst some may unanimously agree on the perception of a specific flavour (or combination of flavours) most will dispute variances in its intensity and inclination to like it: but why? As it’s (partially) due to your genes, of course!

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Lie In’s In Our Genes

Regularly staying up late and hitting that snooze button on mornings? Well if so, you’re most likely a “night owl” and before blaming this solely on environmental conditions, it’s worth pointing out that this is also partially as a result of your genes.

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How Chromosomes Cheat

Cheating is wrong and something that we, as humans, should avoid: it’s unfair. Though for some chromosomes this is just in their nature. Recently a team from the University of Pennsylvania conducted a study entitled “Spindle asymmetry drives non-Mendelian chromosome segregation”

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