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6 facts tagged with Genetics Facts
Baby Genetic Inheritance
Fathers tend to determine the height of their child, and mothers their weight.
There is a genetic disease called Laron syndrome that results in short stature, longer life expectancy, and near immunity to cancer and diabetes - amongst other things.
There's an isolated tribe in Zimbabwe where the people have only two toes, dubbed the 'ostrich people'.
There is a family with a genetic condition that makes their skin blue, who have been isolated in rural Kentucky for generations.
The offspring of two sets of identical twins are legally cousins but genetically siblings.
Blue eyes are a genetic mutation. Before the mutation occured, all humans had brown eyes.