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a fathers or mothers father; an ancestor in the next degree above the father or mother in lineal ascent. Grandfather longlegs.

(Science: zoology) see Dady longlegs.

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Question about hair color and tallness inheritance

... i know it right. I dont know if it helps but here are the hair colors that i know of in my family: Fathers side: Grandmom: Blondish - brown hair Grandfather: bald (lol), but possibly dark brown since my father went bald too but he had dark brown hair Mothers side (my mother): Grandmom: normal ...

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by hitom
Thu Aug 07, 2014 9:58 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Question about hair color and tallness inheritance
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... long, and the boy was being exhibited in temples throughout India, where people paid to see him. Indian newspaper The Tribune said the boy's grandfather showed journalists nine spots on the baby's body, which is what Lord Hanuman supposedly had. Cases of babies with “tails” surface occasionally. ...

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by Sumanth001
Tue Aug 20, 2013 6:40 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Atavism
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Views: 4736

Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?

... many children - its an attempt to "evolve" out of their difficulty. It's not a conscious decision, but I think its in the DNA. My great grandfather came from an economically depressed region, he had 9 children. They were more economically successful, averaged three children, and their ...

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by Rap
Sun Sep 16, 2012 7:44 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?
Replies: 25
Views: 45170

Genetics behind hazel eyes?

... story. My Great Grandmother and Great Grand Father (grandmas side) both have blue eyes and of course passed it onto my grandmother (bb, bb). My grandfather however has brown eyes so of course he has at least 1 allele for brown eyes, the other unknown. Now, my mother however has hazel eyes (green ...

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by Montario
Fri Aug 03, 2012 10:00 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetics behind hazel eyes?
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Views: 11690

Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

Mem! That is so cool you and these other people have these sensations, I too have had them since I was little. I would make my grandmother and grandfather color with me because I loved the sound of the crayons and colored pencils against the paper, it is like a narcotic to me. It relaxes my whole ...

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by KatieJane27
Thu Aug 02, 2012 1:56 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
Replies: 89
Views: 176195
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