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February 5, 2013: I know someone I swear is a sociopath. The author of The Sociopath Next Door claims that 4 of 100 people today are sociopaths. What's the latest news regarding the inheritance of a sociopathic gene (if I can phrase it that way)?
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October 31, 2012: Is having 5 fingers a dominant trait?
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September 21, 2012: I never really understood what happens if you are inbred. I know it means your parents are closely related, but does having closely related parents mess with your DNA?
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June 6, 2012: My daughter just had a miscarriage in her 14 week of pregnancy because the baby had Trisomy 18 Syndrome. However, the growth/life probably ceased at 12 weeks. What are the chances/statistics of having another child/pregnancy affected as well?
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August 25, 2011: What are the A1298C mutation and C677T mutation?
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August 2, 2011: If women are born with all the eggs they will ever use and men create sperm as they need it, will the genetics of the sperm change due to variables like the environment, age or personality changes?
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July 6, 2011: Is narcolepsy genetic?
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June 30, 2011: I was wondering how someone would go about getting a genetic test necessary to figure out the percentage chance of me passing the cleft lip I was born with onto any kids that I may have?
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May 18, 2011: Is stuttering a genetic anomaly? It certainly seems so based on the much greater prevalence of stuttering amongst boys versus girls.
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July 15, 2010: Is the skin disease vitiligo genetic? Will it transfer to my kids?
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