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Preference for the use of one hand, most commonly the right, associated with dominance of the opposite cerebral hemisphere; may also be the result of training or habit.

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Re: Is talent inherited?

... Or is it another exception under elusive "equal cerebral health"? That's just one example. There could be higher concordance rate of handedness among identical twins than among fraternal twins. Twin studies on even the most culturally unique variables usually estiamte that about 30% ...

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by wildfunguy
Wed Oct 22, 2014 1:29 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Is talent inherited?
Replies: 38
Views: 32590

actual numerical system that dna represents

... place i clearly remember reading this says that, since dna has 4 bases, its not binary but quaternary. but since we have 2 base pairs and if the handedness of each base pair conveys no information (i.e. AT is the same as TA) it is unquestionably binary and can be represented by binary bits. i'm ...

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by plynxis
Thu Jan 06, 2011 4:48 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: actual numerical system that dna represents
Replies: 5
Views: 2878


... a 70 percent higher risk of dying from cancer, and a 30 percent higher risk of dying from diseases of the circulatory system." Maybe left-handedness is a slight genetic disorder that may be linked to some other problems, or maybe it has nothing to do with higher mortality. But whatever ...

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by biohazard
Mon Aug 09, 2010 7:00 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Left-handers
Replies: 2
Views: 2891

Sugar isomers

The chinese use this fruit called "lo han guo" which I guess is safe since we've been using it for thousands of years. I think left-handedness of regular chemicals doesn't necessarily make it safe. For example, thalidomide the commonly used drug for morning sickness also causes birth ...

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by mith
Thu Feb 21, 2008 9:57 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Sugar isomers
Replies: 10
Views: 8302


I have a question about how to set up a trihybrid cross. the information is: A woman who is heterozygous for right handedness, has blue eyes, and heterozygous for freckles marries a man who is heterozygous for right handedness, green eyes, and freckles. They come to you as a genetic ...

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by lreitz4
Thu Nov 29, 2007 11:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Replies: 3
Views: 3590
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