Guess Which Traits Kids Get From Each Parent
When people are looking at a newborn, they are often thinking the same thing.
“Aww! He has his mother’s eye color.”
“Look, she has her dad’s smile.”
While it is true that there are some physical traits that you could easily recognize from a baby’s parents, it turns out that genetics is way more complicated than that. Thanks to dominant and recessive genes, you could basically get a specific trait from a parent without even realizing it. Additionally, many diseases and other medical conditions could be inherited from a parent’s chromosome.
Test out your knowledge of genetic traits that offspring can get from each parent. Take our quiz!