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Evolution: Darwin’s Tubercle

Known as Darwin’s tubercle, about 10.4% of the population have a small bump on the inside of their upper ear.  In 1879, Charles Darwin...

Biology: Earwax is Genetically Determined

There are two distinct genetically determined types of earwax (cerumen). The wet type, which is dominant, and the dry type, which is recessive. Asians...

Animal Hybrids: Wholphin

A Wholphin or Wolphin is a rare hybrid, born from a mating of a female Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) with a male False Killer Whale (Pseudorca crassidens). The...