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The beginning of designer babies

Keith Hudson

(The following has only been written for possible discussion by those who are already interested in aspects of human breeding, such as the prospect of designer babies and suchlike.  1,054 more words

New F2 micro-tomatoes

Thought I would share a new line I’m working on that appears to have much promise.  Anyone who grows tomatoes knows that they put out clusters of flowers with a handful of tomatoes on each inflorescence.  815 more words


The Black Mother Who Gave Birth to a White Baby - Beating Odds of a Million-to-One

First, the story, followed by my comments:

Daily Mail

A mother has beaten odds of a million-to-one by giving birth to a baby who appears to be of a different race.

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Friday Fives - genetics edition


1.  What did you lose the genetic lottery on?

omg, you name it.  Seriously, I am a compilation of shitty genetics.  No, a greatest hits.  318 more words

Friday Fives

Twice in Thirty Years

That’s what the geneticist said to us yesterday. She’d seen a case of two rare diseases striking one family (same generation) twice in thirty years.  785 more words

We have confirmed confirmation…

It’s been a bit quiet of late here at the house of curmudgeon.

Conversation at work is not repeatable or even coherent for that matter. … 230 more words

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