Junk DNA Not in Our Trunks but It Does Shape Our Faces

Junk DNA Not in Our Trunks but It Does Shape Our Faces

There’s an expression about having junk in your trunk, but the real junk — that is, junk DNA — is actually in each of our faces. According to findings of Axel Visel and his fellow researchers at California’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, even the faces which most of us consider to be the most attractive […]

Gene Enhancer Sequences Determine Craniofacial Development [Video]

Gene Enhancer Sequences Determine Craniofacial Development [Video]

A new study, performed by a research team at the United States Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory, could provide the key to understanding the role of genetics in determining human face shape. Surprisingly, it seems that the answer could lie in genetic sequences called “junk DNA.” Enhancer Sequences a Part of Junk DNA […]

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