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23:21  18 january  2018
23:21  18 january  2018 Source:   MSN

It's possible for one person to have two different sets of DNA — here's how it happens

  It's possible for one person to have two different sets of DNA — here's how it happens Human chimeras are people with multiple sets of DNA. It sounds like science fiction, but it can happen totally naturally. People that have two different sets of DNA are called human chimeras.It can happen when a woman is pregnant with fraternal twins and one embryo dies very early on. The other embryo can "absorb" its twin's cells. It can also happen after a bone marrow transplant, and (in a smaller scale) during normal pregnancy.In Greek mythology, a chimera was a fire-breathing creature with physical traits of a lion, goat, and dragon.

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Chance

Tranquil

Imperturbable

Shocking

Which among the following is NOT a synonym for "accept"?

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Obtain

Acquire

Except

Take

Select a synonym for "contradict."

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Dispute

Ignore

Refuse

Tussle

What is an antonym for "divulge"?

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Suppress

Reveal

Publish

Give away

Which is a synonym for "synonym"?

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Metonym

Antonym

Pseudonym

Acronym

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Sardonic

Vibrant

Learned

Surrounded

What is the word similar in meaning to "rancorous"?

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Vulgar

Loud

Regular

Bitter

What is the antonym for "gaudy"?

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Tasteful

Colorful

Tacky

Happy

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Rage

Excessive

Innocuous

Dangerous

What is a synonym for "thesaurus"?

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Glossary

Dictionary

Lexicon

All of the above

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Plausible

Probable

Possible

Preemptive

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Fiasco

Everywhere

Shameful

Disgraceful

What is another word for "mellifluous"?

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Hostile

Agreeable

Rancorous

Loathing

What is the antonym for "origin"?

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Termination

Fake

Evolution

Powerful

What is the synonym for "sonorous"?

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Eloquent

Snoring

Voice

Vociferation

Researchers May Have the Answer to Preventing Future Flu Outbreaks .
As the 2018 influenza outbreak rages across the country, killing as many as 4,000 Americans per week, the Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) may have found a way to very simply halt the virus’ spread. Researchers at the university have found that far ultraviolet C light (far-UVC) is lethal to the flu, while not being harmful to human tissue. If confirmed, this could severely diminish people’s exposure to the flu in public places.

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