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The universe tends toward
disorder
key to life is the chemical behavior of what? what does it do
DNA
maintains order
What is a Gene
fundamental unit of heredity
What is Heredity
Transmission of characters from parent to offspring by info encoded in parental germ cells
Genetics
studies heredity
great unifying areas of biological sciences
4 reasons genetics is unifying
All life genetically derived from common process
2. All life has common system of Info (genetic code)
3. Genetic code
4. From virus to man
Genetic Code
all living things use the same code, from virus to man, with some modifications.
The genetic code is passed from _______ to ______
generation to generation
Green revolution
period when farmers started using genetics to modify crop
Allowed us to feed world