The platypus, as it turns out, derives its DNA from a menagerie of creatures. When its genome was fully decoded, it was found only to be 80% mammalian, and had genes found previously only in reptilian, bird, amphibian, and fish DNA. - B.C.CHASE
Genes are deterministic but they are not destiny. - Jennifer Ouellette
"We are survival machines - robot vehicles blindly programmed to preserve the selfish molecules known as genes.
We are a spectacular, splendid manifestation of life. We have language. . . . We have affection We have genes for usefulness, and usefulness is about as close to a "common goal" of nature as I can guess at. And finally, and perhaps best of all, we have music. - Lewis Thomas
They are in you and me; they created us, body and mind; and their preservation is the ultimate rationale for our existence. They have come a long way, those replicators. Now they go by the name of genes, and we are their survival machines. - Richard Dawkins
We are the only species on the planet, so far as we know, to have invented a communal memory stored neither in our genes nor in our brains. The warehouse of this memory is called the library - Carl Sagan
It is in our genes to understand the universe if we can, to keep trying even if we cannot, and to be enchanted by the act of learning all the way. - Lewis Thomas
It's in my genes. My mother was an opera singer. I'm clearly dramatic. - Mariah Carey
Genes and education are fundamental building blocks with witch man develops personality and lifestyle in one way or other... - Monica Rus Carmen psychologyst
If there's any interaction between genes and languages, it is often languages that influence genes, since linguistic differences between populations lessen the chance of genetic exchange between them. - Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza
How could someone possibly be that beautiful? She wondered for the hundred thousandth time. What higher power orchestrated such a perfect union of genes? Who decided that one single solitary soul deserved skin like that? It was so fundamentally unfair.(Chasing Harry Winston) - Lauren Weisberger
Genes are overrated...Genes never helped anybody pick the right foods or hit the gym floor at 6 am. Its you as a person; its always been YOU! - Dr Deepak Hiwale, aka 'The Fitness Doc'
Nothing against the music, it's awesome... but going deeper and deeper in Super Genes... it's kind of dry... isn't it???So I need something bloody!- Crime is a great choice! - Deyth Banger