Crack the Code

Genetics is the study of genes, heredity, and the variation of organisms. Why do people come in all sizes, colors, and shapes? Why are there so many different types of flowers? Why do we call a pug mated with a beagle a “puggle”? The answer to all of these questions lies in genetics and heredity—in the DNA that carries the information for each living organism. Explore these links to find out more!

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