Missing Lincs

Lesser-known genetic material helps explain why humans are human

By Tina Hesman Saey, 10:56 AM December 1, 2011

Nearly everybody knows that Frank Lloyd Wright designed Fallingwater, the house in Pennsylvania that sits above and appears to cascade into a waterfall. I.M. Pei’s glass pyramid at the Louvre in Paris is similarly famous. And Frank Gehry is widely known for the curvi­linear shining steel Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles.

But most people couldn’t name the contractors and subcontractors responsible for translating those great architects’ blueprints into solid structures.

Geneticists h...

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