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This video explores the chemistry and genetics of what makes redheads stand out from the crowd. (3:03 min.)

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Natalie S. Hodge defines the four major blood types and sheds light on why some bloods can mix while others cannot. (4:41 min.)

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We all know that acquired traits can not be passed on to future generation..right? Wrong! More and more evidence indicates that external factors can affect gene expression and this can be passed onto offspring. (2:47 min.)

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CurioCity resources which align with Yukon's Science 10 Curriculum Content area on Genes as the foundation for living things (Genetics).

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CurioCity resources which align with British Columbia's Science 10 Curriculum Content area on Genes as the foundation for living things (Genetics).

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Why does the calico coloration only occur in female cats? It happens because in order for proper development to occur in females, one of the x chromosomes must be switched off resulting in different active x-chromosomes in different cells This can produce a variety of phenotypic expressions. (5:16 min.)

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Established by Let’s Talk Science and Genome Alberta, DNA Day is a unique day where students, teachers and the public can connect with Canadian experts to learn more about genetics and genomics. Canada's national DNA Day is taking place Tuesday, April 25th, 2017.

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Ever wonder why we still haven't found a cure for cancer? SciShow’s Hank explains that it is partly due to the fact that there are many types of cancer and they use our genetic mechanisms to make it difficult to find a single cure (8:38 min.)

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How does evolution really work? Some of the metaphors we use, such as survival of the fittest, actually create misconceptions. This TED Ed video sets the record straight. (4:22 min.)

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I am currently working on a novel rat model of Fragile X Syndrome (FXS). FXS is the most common form of inherited mental retardation, and the most common known genetic cause of autism.

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