for reading the past
Since the 19th century, paleontologists have been ‘reading’ fossils to get a greater understanding of how species evolved. Biologists recently demonstrated thatand can be just as ‘readable’.
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HCRT: Thiscodes for a which regulates our appetite and our sleep.
on skin, hair and nails
KRT31: Thiscodes for keratin, the major component of skin, hair and nails.
an inbuilt timekeeper
PER1: Thisis involved in our daily biological rhythms.
the DNA guardian
TP53: Thiscodes for a which is responsible for the integrity of our . When defective, it is associated with the development of certain .
love at first smell
OR1D2: Thiscodes for a sperm involved in producing an odour which plays an important role in fertilisation.