Glossary - pbs: public broadcasting service, Acquired trait: a phenotypic characteristic, acquired during growth and development, that is not genetically based and therefore cannot be passed on to the next. Gene responsible for neurodegenerative disease in dogs, Gene responsible for neurodegenerative disease in dogs, possibly in humans, discovered date: august 24, 2010 source: north carolina state university. Cannabis use linked to gene mutation - medical xpress, Scientists from the university of western australia have identified how using cannabis can alter a person's dna structure, causing mutations which can expose them to.
The gene hackers - the new yorker, The gene hackers a powerful new technology enables us to manipulate our dna more easily than ever before.. Types of mutations: substitution, insertions, deletion and, [align=justify]a mutation is a permanent change in the dna sequence of a gene. sometimes mutations can be useful but mostly they are harmful as changes in dna can. Finland's fascinating genes | discovermagazine.com, Finland's fascinating genes the people in this land of lakes and forests are so alike that scientists can filter out the genes that contribute to heart disease.