Saturday, August 23, 2014

Biology lesson of the day

Measuring inbreeding in the Greek gods the link includes a flow chart.

well, given the history of genetic problems in Pharaoh Ikhnaton and King Tut, and the Hapsburg Jaw and hemophilia in the descendants of Queen Victoria one does have to wonder.

First, there is Vulcan, who has withered legs (either from a spinal cord injury from his mother's abuse, or occult spina bifida) and then there are the Cyclops, from when Poseidon mates with sea nymphs.

On the other hand, Oedipus' kids turn out genetically okay...

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