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How the Genetic Code Was Deciphered

March 23, 2023

Genetic code could be better understood when some unknown variations or mutations occurred. One such study involved research on mutant forms of the simple bacterium E. coli. […]

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Behavioral Genetics: Critical Assumptions

March 22, 2023

There are three assumptions we need to make to study behavioral genetics: first, that we can quantify behavior; second, that we can identify environmental factors; and third, that we can determine genetic factors. […]

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Linking Human Behavior and Genes

March 22, 2023

There are undeniable links between human behavior and genes. However, behavioral traits are quite complicated, and are a result of a large chain of many genes, as well as environmental characteristics. […]

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Mendel’s Famous Pea Plant Experiment

March 21, 2023

Gregor Mendel charted his way from being a monk to a scientist. He conducted groundbreaking experiments in the field of genetics that finally led him to propose the basic laws of classical genetics. […]

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