In this article, Hana Lango Allen collaborated with the GIANT (Genetic Investigation of
ANthropometric Traits) Consortium and determined that 10 percent of the inherited variation of height among
people is due to hundreds of genetic variants. The
Recently, the components of venom have been used to further understand human
diseases. Fry noted that venom could be used to study cells and their receptors to develop drugs
and diagnostics. Pharmaceutical companies are particularly interested in captopri
The Four Major Misconceptions
1) Incorrect Mapping of Time:
The axis of time of phylogenies (a cladogram in this case) is commonly read from the left-most tip of the
root to the right. The left-hand side terminal taxa are assumed to have evolved earlier o
A) Record the number of bunnies in the population:
There were 54 bunnies in the population after three generations.
B) How many ticks along the x-axis represent one generation?
One generation is represented by three ticks along the x-axis.
C) How ma