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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 1, 2008.
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Today is Tuesday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2006 with 152 to follow.
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Today is Monday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2005 with 152 to follow.
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DNA not the only map of inheritance

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Scientists have found that parents not only pass on traits to their offspring via their DNA but also through the molecular "wrappers" that package the DNA. The research suggests traits acquired by parents during their lives could be passed on to their off

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Today is Sunday, Aug. 1, the 214th day of 2004 with 152 to follow.
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Today is Friday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2003 with 152 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2002 with 152 to follow.
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Jean-Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet, Chevalier de la Marck (1 August 1744, Bazentin, Somme – 18 December 1829), often just known as "Lamarck", was a French soldier, naturalist, academic and an early proponent of the idea that evolution occurred and proceeded in accordance with natural laws.

Lamarck fought in the Pomeranian War with Prussia, and was awarded a commission for bravery on the battlefield. At his post in Monaco, Lamarck became interested in natural history and resolved to study medicine. He retired from the army after being injured in 1766, and returned to his medical studies.

Lamarck developed a particular interest in botany, and later, after he published a three-volume work Flore françoise, he gained membership of the French Academy of Sciences in 1779. Lamarck became involved in the Jardin des Plantes and was appointed to the Chair of Botany in 1788. When the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle was founded in 1793, Lamarck was appointed as a professor of zoology.

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