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Some people believe that homosexuality is genetic, while others think it is the result of one's upbringingScientists recently isolated the gene which seems to be responsible for the development of diabetes.

Some people believe that homosexuality is genetic, while others think it is the result of one's upbringing.

I read somewhere that chimpanzees are genetically more similar to man than a zebra is to a horse.

Researchers have just isolated the gene which they believe is responsible for dwarfism.

Both he, his brother and his mom are excellent golfers, so I figure it must be in their genes.

My nephew Chris certainly has the right genes to become a basketball player. His dad is about 6'9 and his mom is over 6' too.

Genetic manipulation has allowed farmers to grow food which is highly resistant to insect pests.

Martin Ritt once said that talent is genetic. It's what you do with it that counts.

The genetic material of humans and chimpanzees is 98% identical.

Richard Dawkins once stated that we are survival machines - robot vehicles blindly programmed to preserve the selfish molecules known as genes.

Some experts believe that a dog's personality traits are 70 percent genetic, just like humans'.

By mapping the tiny differences in DNA which distinguish one human from another, researchers will be able to find genes which permit the development of common illnesses.

In March 1997, geneticists in Oregon announced that they had cloned two monkeys from embryos.

Studies show that very little of human behavior is directly determined by the individual's genetic makeup.

Many genetic traits are passed along from generation to generation.

Contrary to common belief, only 5 to 10 percent of breast cancers are known to be of genetic origin.

Researchers say that there is a genetic factor associated with obesity.

Researchers have recently discovered that Neanderthals and modern man diverged genetically 500,000 to 600,000 years ago.

In January of 2002, researchers announced they had implanted spinach genes into a pig, in the hopes of creating pork which has a lower fat content.

Evidence from studies done on twins indicates that genetic factors may play a role in determining a person's personality.

Discussion question: Do you think homosexuality is genetically determined or do you think it is a result of one's upbringing?

Find someone who thinks homosexuality is genetic in origin.


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