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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?
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?
May 22, 2014:
What are the genetics behind congenital amusia (tone deafness)?
December 12, 2013:
My father is colorblind and my mom isn’t. Why are all my sisters but none of my brothers colorblind?
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?
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.)
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)?
October 31, 2012:
Is having 5 fingers a dominant trait?
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?
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?