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Shirley Malcom of AAAS named to election reform commission
... poll taxes and literacy tests, she recounted, her grandmother
voted for the first time only when she was in her 70s. "I know that people died for the right to vote," she said. "For me, this is a continuation of a struggle to make sure that every vote counts. We have to make universal access a reality." Malcom ...
Childhood asthma may be linked to grandmother's smoking
(NORTHBROOK, IL, April 11, 2005) A child whose grandmother
smoked while pregnant may have double the risk of ... not smoke while she was pregnant, but the child's grandmother
did, the child was 1.8 times more likely to develop asthma. If both the mother and grandmother
Manchester University helps with pharaoh DNA analysis
... those taken from Hatshepsuts royal relatives her grandmother
Ahmose Nefertari, the matriarch of 18th dynasty royalty, and her father Thutmose I. The difficulty in carrying out DNA testing on the royal mummies resides in the many times the remains have been handled as well as the chemical processes of mummifi...