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brother or sister.


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is this possible?

Say for instance there is a mother and a child. The mother wants that child to have a full sibling, rather then a 1/2 but the father is dead. Would it be possible to somehow segregate the chromosomes from the child to form artifical sperm cells (the same genetic code ...

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by mortifiedpenguin
Tue May 31, 2011 7:27 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: is this possible?
Replies: 3
Views: 1636

Re: Dog Trainer comes up with Anti-evolution idiocy

... evolution was false because we hadn't developed eyes in the back of our heads - imagine the benefit of never having a preadator (or annoying sibling) sneak up on you. Also, had you thought about it, it may have occured to you that we changed the behavior of wolves to turn them into dogs. ...

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by Promethean
Sat Dec 18, 2010 9:41 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Dog Trainer comes up with Anti-evolution idiocy
Replies: 36
Views: 25678

mitochondrial inheritance questions

Information that pertains to questions below: 4 siblings (parents history unknown except that they were first cousins) all have hearing loss. All are married with unrelated spouses with no hearing loss. Oldest (Female) -has 4 female children with ...

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by geneticsquest
Mon Jul 12, 2010 7:24 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: mitochondrial inheritance questions
Replies: 1
Views: 2399

Natural selection is proven wrong

... is basically out of a desire to see that their genes will have a future. In mammals, parents and children share 50% of their genome, and so do siblings. In colonial insects, the entire colony is centered around the queen and her constant reproduction. Every offspring she hatches is a sibling ...

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by alextemplet
Sun May 03, 2009 2:32 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
Replies: 247
Views: 649605

Author looking for help on mutations due to incest, please

... be vision (that's an area where non-lethal effects could be easily detected), but it could be any other system as well. One weird thing: repeated sibling crosses often remove these "bad" alleles (there's a clear selection pressure against them), so over time (if the first few generations ...

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by Darby
Sun Feb 11, 2007 7:58 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Author looking for help on mutations due to incest, please
Replies: 2
Views: 3039
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