Though there isn't much research data available, we can confidently say that the rarest eye color in the world is Green. Amber, Violet/Red and Black are also extremely rare.
Examining what it means to have Irish blood, outlining where Irish DNA comes from and who are the closest genetic relatives of the Irish in Europe. Of interest to anyone with Irish ancestry who wants to understand their...
Hair color is primarily genetic, and red hair is caused by mutations in the MC1R gene. The gene for red hair also causes an increased sensitivity to sunlight and a reduced sensitivity to anesthesia. Contrary to internet...
Green eyes are very rare. This hub will help explain some of the traits and factors that contribute to them.
The Y chromosome contains haplogroups which allow people to trace their family history, genes which control male development, and may actually be disappearing.
Click here to go to example problems. In biology, a population of organisms of the same species is said to be in "Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium" if the allele and genotype frequencies remain stable over...
Despite contrary advice, marrying a first cousin can indeed result in a greater probability of birthing a child with genetic defects. The Amish avoid these close marriages, too.
Dinosaurs Alive is an exhibit consisting of large, animatronic animals. This article contains photos of some of the models and facts about the real animals.
Sickle cell disease is painful for sufferers and can sometimes be dangerous. Genome editing may one day correct the mutation that causes the disorder.
Gene drive seeks to insert or remove a chosen trait in the genome of an entire species. Future applications include eliminating malaria, the zika virus and other diseases.