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The Genetic Link to Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer’s disease is a neurological brain disorder that develops with age. The disease is the most common form of dementia, which results in memory loss and confusion. AD causes problems with mental function becoming increasingly severe with age. Cognitive function such as emotional behavior, personality, language, memory, perception, and thinking…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Biology   Sep 19, 2012  
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How Cloning Works
Cloning is the process of producing an individual that is the exact genetic copy of another. This means the entire genome of an individual is replicated. Cloning can also involve the replication of DNA sequences. The cloning of organisms can be seen in nature, occuring in the birth of identical…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Biology   Sep 15, 2012  
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How Genetics Leads to Evolution
Evolution is a gradual process that takes place in populations of organisms and selects the organisms that are best fit for their environment. Via natural selection, organisms with advantageous traits, which enhance their ability to survive, are able to reproduce. By reproducing, these advantageous traits are passed along to offspring…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Biology   Aug 27, 2012  
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