Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Hairy Earlobes and the Y Chromosome

YOU MAY EARN EXTRA CREDIT BY HAND-WRITING 20 FACTS FROM THIS ARTICLE:
Scientists close to deciphering Y chromosome: Will it finally get
MALCOLM RITTER, AP 30oct00

The article can be found at this web site:
http://www.mindfully.org/GE/Deciphering-Y-Chromosome.htm

Description of David Page research on the Y chromosome: www.hhmi.org/science/genetics/page.htm

Progress on sequencing chromosomes: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Genomes/

Common ancestor for male Y chromosome: http://haplogroup-a.com/Ancient-Root-AJHG2013.pdf
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn23240-the-father-of-all-men-is-340000-years-old.html

11 Facts about the Y Chromosome: http://www.genome.gov/27561885

Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Extra Credit Opportunity

Ancient Skull Has both Neanderthal, Modern Characteristics

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and write 20 facts (complete sentences) from this article, or any of the related articles that are listed with it.