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1 A frogs ulna and radius are fused together, and the tibia and fibula are fused together. Science > Biology 04/19/14
2 Charles Darwin came up with a concept called Natural Selection. Science > Biology 05/17/12
3 During Meiosis, the cells produced are genetically different. Science > Biology 11/23/09
4 Progeria is a genetic disorder that is characterized by premature aging in a child. Science > Biology 04/02/09
5 Progeria is caused by a small point mutation in a single gene, referred to as lamin A (LMNA). Science > Biology 04/02/09
6 Tay Sachs Disease is a genetic disorder that destroys the nervous system. Science > Biology 04/01/09
7 Turner Syndrome only affects females. Science > Biology 04/01/09
8 Children affected with Progeria usually die at an average of 13 years. Science > Biology 04/01/09
9 The most severe form of Progeria is Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome, named after Dr. Jonathan Hutchinson and Dr. Hastings Gilford. Science > Biology 04/01/09
10 Adenine and guanine are both purines, meaning they have a double ring. Science > Biology 02/17/09
11 Thymine and cytosine are pyrimidines, meaning they have a single ring. Science > Biology 02/15/09
12 In 1928, Frederick Griffith discovered what he called the "transforming principle", or what is now known as DNA. Science > Biology 02/12/09
13 Lipids have a monomer made up of three fatty acids and a glycerol and are mostly made of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. Science > Biology 02/06/09
14 Proteins often end with "in" or "ine" and have a monomer of amino acids. Science > Biology 02/06/09
15 Nucleic acids have a monomer of nucleotides and are made up of hydrogen, carbon, oxygen, and nitrogen. Science > Biology 02/06/09

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