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Twelve DNA areas 'linked with the age at which we have our first child and family size'

For the first time, we now know where to find the DNA areas linked to reproductive behavior, say experts.

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Researchers have identified 12 specific areas of the DNA sequence that are robustly related with the age at which we have our first child, and the total number of children we have during the course of our life. 573 more words

Science

2016 National Zoo Keeper Week

By: Ric Urban, Chief Conservation Officer

This is one of my favorite times of the year, National Zoo Keeper Week. Since 2007, when Congress declared the 3rd week in July as NZKW… 608 more words

First Date

This comic made the cut because of the mention of adorable red hair and green eyes, undoubtedly the best combination. (I may be biased.)

Part of the… 7 more words

Comics

Rachel Carson and Her Book That Changed the World

Rachel Carson and Her Book That Changed the World

Laurie Lawlor, Author

Laura Beingessner, Illustrator

Holiday House, Biography, Reprint, Aug. 31, 2014

Suitable for Ages: 6 – 9… 480 more words

Perfect Picture Books

Supporters rally for proposal to expand Northwestern Hawaiian Islands monument

Hawaii residents, lawmakers and conservationists gathered Thursday at the State Legislature to rally in support of the expansion of the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. 449 more words

News

Wonderful Wednesday after Tremendous Tuesday: Short Notes

I’m awake now. Here are some thots in no particular order, feel free to add yours to the comments:

1.) Obama is supposed to pick a supreme court replacement today. 1,308 more words

General

Gods Fingerprint→ The Fibonacci Sequence - Golden Ratio and The Fractal Nature of Reality

Gods Fingerprint→ The Fibonacci Sequence – Golden Ratio and The Fractal Nature of Reality

“Fibonacci numbers are of interest to biologists and physicists because they are frequently observed in various natural objects and phenomena. 88 more words

Breath Of Fresh Air