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something i've noticed a lot in the biology/genetics sphere is feminist women bragging about women having "more DNA" than men

the X chromosome has 1,100 genes
the Y chromosome has 78 genes

so women have 2,200 sex genes and men have 1,178 >:) this makes women superior!#girlpower
however, they fail to recall that around the same time that stem cells differentiate, every cell in the female body randomly inactivates one of their X chromosomes (lyonization)

this can be observed in calico cats
orange color in cats is found in a gene on the X chromosome
calico cats are mostly female for this reason
that is why calico cats color patterns are unique

the earlier the inactivation, the larger clusters of orange (1st)
the later, the smaller (2nd)
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Have you ever wondered about how amazing cuttlefish are? No? Well then, take a seat.
These cuter versions of Cthulhu are not fish, but instead cephlapods and are therefore related to squids, octo(puses/pi/podes), the extinct ammonites, and nautiluses.
But where does the cuttle come from? Well, cuttlefish have cuttlebones! You read that correctly. While early molluscs had a hard external shell, the cuttlefish evolved to have an internal shell.
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Vous pensiez que l’agriculture était un truc uniquement réservé aux mâles en chemise à carreaux ? Ben vous avez tout faux! Et comme @agrikol a (presque) rencontré @MarleneSchiappa ,je vais vous le prouver, avec un #thread qui vous remercie d’enlever vos bottes avant de rentrer :
Aujourd’hui, 1/4 des chefs d’exploitation sont des femmes, contre 8% en 1970:

msa.fr/lfy/documents/…

Et 30 % des exploitations compte maintenant une femme parmi les associés
Et ça va fortement augmenter dans les années à venir. Pourquoi ? C’est mécanique : en second cycle professionnel d’enseignement agricole, les filles représentent 57% des effectifs ! chlorofil.fr/fileadmin/user…
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It's time: #Godzilla v. #Destoroyah! Scientist 2 meddling kids: First u warn me to not make an oxygen destroyer. Now U want me to make one! #kidsthesedays @Elreynetwork #kaiju
I said I could make one. I didn't say it would be easy. #Godzilla v. #Destoroyah @Elreynetwork #kaiju
Ooh-this movie ha=is #graphic sensitive viewers' warning! @Elreynetwork on the scourge of magamonster violence. #Killitwithfire #Kaiju #cadmiummissles #Godzilla
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Sharing #MyStory as an #international #immigrant a part of @IWS_Network #Voices without #Frontiers initiative! As a #scientist and an advocate for #workplaceequality, I believe in the power of stories. #IWS #VoicesIWS #SayItForward #WomenInspire #WomeninScience #WomenInSTEM
As a child, how would you have liked moving schools in new cities with different cultures every 2-4 years?

Growing up in the #IndianArmy, I absolutely loved it! By the time I was 18, we had moved over 9 times across 9 states! #Diversity #India #TravelTuesday #IWS #VoicesIWS
My #memories of #India include sunny days, welcoming people, rich heritage, vibrant colors, abundant fruits and mouth-watering street food! #IWS #VoicesIWS
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“I got that sunshine in my pocket
Got that good soul in my feet” 🎼💃

We legit brought #Maiduguri to #Lagos 😍🙏
To my friend and team lead, DM...you are amazing. You don’t have a digital footprint and i adore you for that. All you try to do is the job. Maybe one day, you will see this. Maybe...❤️
Pics not clear but they are sooo us. Decision making on the go...#girlpower💪🏾
“They put their sunshine in our pockets and the good soul in our feet” 😆❤️
sorry oh fellow Timberlakians 🙈
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