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The Scotland’s DNA project has found that the population of Scotland is very genetically diverse, with around 150 different genetic lines of female ancestry from Europe, Asia, and Africa and 100 different groups of male ancestry from Europe and elsewhere. According to the study, actor Tom Conti is related to Napoleon Bonaparte.

Read more on the Scotland’s DNA website.

Some bees are genetically more likely to go to find new nest sites or new sources of food than other bees, who just go to the same old sites.

honey beeThe bees who do something different – their brains show similar genes and similar brain chemicals to those in people who bungee jump or go white water rafting.

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