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’.
GH1: Thiscodes for a involved in child growth.
ALOX12B/ALOXE3 : Theseare involved in keeping our skin hydrated.
HLF: Thismay be involved in epilepsy. The was discovered by the cleaning staff while vacuuming the animal care facilities at the University of Geneva!
taxi to happiness
SLC6A4: Thiscodes for a which transports serotonin, also known as a ‘happy ’.
love at first smell
OR1D2: Thiscodes for a sperm involved in producing an odour which plays an important role in fertilisation.