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What is a Chromosome? Simple definitions for understanding human genetics

From cancer risk to eye color, human genetics determines who you are, based on the DNA you inherit from your parents. But what is a chromosome, what is DNA, and what are genes? Here's some...

Double the Family Fun: What is a Double Cousin?

Double-fun arises when siblings marry another set of siblings. This special connection between two families produces a special set of cousins -- the double cousin. What is a Double Cousin, a Half Cousin, and a...

How to Choose the Gender of Your Baby

Curious about whether gender selection is truly possible? Is selecting the gender of your baby a real thing? Valid medical procedures do exist which allow a woman to choose whether she will have a girl...

Is Cancer Hereditary? Understanding Cancer Risk Within Families

The DNA you were born with contributes to your risk of developing cancer. But is cancer hereditary? If you are reading this, you may have a family member with cancer and are concerned about your...

How Much DNA Do Family Members Share? (With Cousin Relationship Chart)

How much DNA do you share with your blood relatives?  Want to know HOW you are related to your cousin?  Here's some data about genetic sharing among family members, including a cousin chart to...

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