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Everything You Need to Know About Your Genes

By Rich Sobel

January 4, 2020

DNA, genes, genetics, heredity

These days everyone wants to know all about their genes and what they might learn about themselves if they knew their DNA (genomic) sequence.

Do I have any bad genes that could make me sick? Do I carry any bad genes that I might pass on to my child that will make them sick? How come my hair is black and my Mom’s is brown? Why am I so much taller than my Mom and Dad? Who am I related to? What is my ancestry? And the list goes on and on….

In this article I give you just enough information about your genes so that you‘re comfortable when someone starts talking about genes, genetics and genomes…More

Rich Sobel

About the author

A "retired" biologist, Rich uses plain language to explore in-depth biology topics | fascinating plants and exotic creatures | health and wellness| indulge your curiosity!

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