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Sunday, March 10 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
The Violinist's Thumb

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Did the human race almost go extinct? Can genetics explain a crazy cat lady’s love for felines? How does DNA lead to people with no fingerprints, or humans born with tails? And how did the right combination of genes create the exceptionally flexible thumbs and fingers of a truly singular violinist? Unraveling the genetic code hasn’t always been easy—from its earliest days, genetics has been rife with infighting, backstabbing, and controversial theories—but scientists can now finally read the astounding stories buried in our DNA.
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Sam Kean

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Sunday March 10, 2013 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon FGH 500 E 4th St

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