Tagged: gene

Secrets of the X chromosome

The sequence of DNA that we inherit from our parents encodes directions for making our cells and giving us specific traits. Identical twins have the same DNA sequence, so how can one twin end...

Are GMOs good or bad?

In most cases, GMOs have been altered with DNA from another organism, be it a bacterium, plant, virus or animal; these organisms are sometimes referred to as “transgenic” organisms. A gene from a spider that...

The biggest hands

Jeff Dabe‘s monster forearms measure 49cm in circumference! The 50-year-old arm wrestler, officially owns the world’s largest hands. His hands have such a large span that he’s able to hold a basketball in each...