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Dr. Maydianne Andrade, a zoologist, has the enviable job of studying cannibalistic spiders. Her career might seem like something out of a horror film (her favorite genre).   Andrade studies the cannibalistic behavior of the Australian redback spider. and has discovered why it makes evolutionary sense for the males of this species commit what she calls "adaptive suicide."

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People who have a shortened MAOA gene do not produce a protein needed to break down old serotonin in their brains. These people are more likely to be agitated, aggressive, and impulsive.  According to the study published in Comprehensive Psychiatry, 34.6% of whites and 53.4% of blacks have 2-repeat …
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3-D viewing glasses were invented by a Black Scientist.  Kenneth J. Dunkley, research scientist and President, Holospace Laboratories Inc., discovered the existence of two points located on the periphery of a person's vision that, if obstructed, will cause an ordinary picture to appear three-dimensional. This discovery led to the invention of the 3-D glasses. He is also a leader in the field of holography.

http://www.black-inventor.com/Kenneth-Dunkley.asp

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