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March 11, 2015: I am married to my second cousin meaning that my mother and his father are first cousins. Are there any high chances for a disability if we have kids?
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November 12, 2014: Why do some Africans with albinism have green eyes?  And why if they make no pigment are they darker than Europeans with albinism?
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May 22, 2014: What are the genetics behind congenital amusia (tone deafness)?
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December 12, 2013: My father is colorblind and my mom isn’t.  Why are all my sisters but none of my brothers colorblind?
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November 7, 2013: My friend’s husband has Sertoli Cell Only Syndrome.  Will they be able to have children, and if so, what are the chances that a son would also get Sertoli Cell Only Syndrome?
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September 12, 2013: My mom’s brother is color blind but my mother and I are not. Because color blindness is sex linked and generally passed to males by the mother, if I have a boy will he be color blind for certain?  (I am female.)
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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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