Only 1-2% of our DNA actually directly codes for protein and the rest was considered to be junk …. until fairly recently. … More Crash Course in Genetics: Is it all in the DNA?
Your genes vs your actual characteristics.
Confused? Is there a difference? Read on to find out … More Crash Course in Genetics: Genotype vs Phenotype
Why are you the way you are? You might have your father’s eyes, hair and personality, but be the height and build of your mother, or something a little bit different from either. It comes down largely to genetic inheritance … More Crash Course in Genetics: Inheritance
A gene has been traditionally defined as a section of DNA that codes for a protein or function, but modern science brings this belief into question. … More Crash Course in Genetics: The crisis in defining genes
What is a gene? Well … it’s complicated. There’s DNA and base pairs and proteins and some changes in what scientists actually think about it. … More Crash Course in Genetics: What is a gene?