Alison Paul
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Using chromosomes in advertising...because you know, sex cells.<< BWAHAHAHAAAAA

The autosomes contain the rest of the genetic hereditary information. All act in the same way during cell division. Human cells have 23 pairs of chromosomes pairs of autosomes and one pair of sex chromosomes), giving a total of 46 per cell.

awesome and true - mitochondria are normally inherited exclusively from the mother. The mitochondria in mammalian sperm are usually destroyed by the egg cell after fertilization.

One heck of a unique Mother's Day card. You got your mitochondria from your mother in the egg cell from which you came. Mitochondria have their own DNA which can be used to trace your mother's mother's mother's mother's mother back through thousands of y

If Someone Offered to Tell You if You Have the Genes for a Deadly, Incurable Illness - Would You Want to Know? [I did!]

Gregor Mendel - founder of modern genetics - Mendel's pea plant experiments conducted between 1856 and 1863 established many of the rules of heredity, now referred to as the laws of Mendelian inheritance.

The Amoeba Sisters : Chloroplasts

Sugar plum fairies meet photosynthetic sugar fairies…which technically are IN plum trees. Remember you can find all our goofy science GIFs here AND learn more about photosynthesis (and teeny tiny pigment.