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Nettie Stevens 155th Birthday: Three Facts You Probably Didn't Know About the Pioneering Female Geneticist
Science & Tech  (tags: Nettie Stevens, chemist, scientist, chromosomes, discovery )

Barb
- 441 days ago - independent.co.uk
Near the turn of the century, Nettie Stevens made a discovery that likely changed the course of how scientists looked at the human chromosomes âEUR" that males are responsible for determining the sex of children.
Genome Duplication Encourages Rapid Adaptation of Plants
Science & Tech  (tags: Plants, genetic, environmental, chromosomes )

Suzane
- 2332 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Plants adapt to the local weather and soil conditions in which they grow, and these environmental adaptations are known to evolve over thousands of years as mutations slowly accumulate in plants' genetic code.
   

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