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A gene on chromosome 16p11.2 that encodes a microtubule- and DNA-binding, kinesin-like protein involved in spindle formation and chromosome movement during mitosis and meiosis.

keratosis-ichthyosis-deafness syndrome



A rare genetic disease in which patients are born with calloused skin on the hands and feet, scaly plaques on the arms and face, corneal inflammation, and deafness. The hearing impairment can be treated with cochlear implants.


young goat or roe deer up to about 4 months of age.
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I found myself talking to anyone who would listen about these kids and how they inspired me.
If kids who are excluded don't react with emotion, other kids who watch may feel badly, and include a kid who doesn't make a scene because their natural empathy kicks in.
The girls have a combined eight summers at challenge camps for gifted kids, and her older daughter will graduate high school with five AP classes and two college courses.
Quite a few parents think it's too late for themselves, as they were born and raised on conventional foods with their chemicals and pesticides," says Michelle Barry, director of qualitative studies at market-researcher The Hartman Group, "but they want to start their kids off with a clean slate.
It wasn't too long before my two kids, currently 10 and 12, were asking what all the excitement was about and whether they could watch the show.
We are talking about people thinking any problem their kid has is a handicap.
We talk about what we did, and the pain and fear we put our victims through, about putting yourself in the other person's shoes," another kid explains.
People will be asked to nominate candidates for The Kids' Hall of Fame, and a selection committee including leaders in the educational and kid advocacy community will select those candidates most worthy of recognition.
The kid who yawns when you say "Let's go outside" may be intrigued enough to follow you on a moth walk or a trip to gather twigs for making tea.