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March 18, 2020: Does the ability to tan/burn have something to do with genetics? 
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March 6, 2020: I wanted to know how X inactivation and inheritance of X-linked recessive diseases in females are linked. For example, how do female carriers of colour blindness have normal vision?
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March 6, 2020: I wanted to know how X inactivation and inheritance of X-linked recessive diseases in females are linked. For example, how do female carriers of colour blindness have normal vision?
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October 22, 2019: Is vision genetic? I have a friend who has awful vision but both of her parents are fine. Could this have something to do with genetics?
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August 8, 2019: My brother looks almost exactly like my dad, but I don’t think I look anything like either of my parents. What determines how much I look like my parents?
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November 29, 2018: Are long eyelashes a genetic trait?
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August 17, 2018: If I'm happy a lot, is that a trait?
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July 31, 2018: What if my father had the trait for baldness and my mother didn't? What chance will I or my future offspring be carriers or have the trait?
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May 22, 2018: I'm 13 and have brown, straight, slightly textured hair. My mum has black straight hair while my dad had black very curly hair. Could my hair become curlier as I grow up or will it remain straight? 
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May 22, 2018: I have been naturally skinny through all my life despite diet. My mom has been overweight for all her adult life despite being physically active and eating healthy. I know weight isn’t all genetics, but how much do genes influence weight?
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