genetic disease

A genetic disease causes human tissue to turn into bone

Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP), sometimes referred to as Stone Man Syndrome, is an extremely rare disease of the connective tissue. A mutation of the body’s repair mechanism causes fibrous tissue (including muscle, tendon, and ligament) to be ossified spontaneously or when damaged. In many cases, injuries can cause joints to become permanently frozen in place. […]

Some women can have a genetic mutation they gain 4th color-vision

Some women can have a genetic mutation they gain 4th color-vision

Some women can have a genetic mutation which causes them to gain a 4th color-vision cone in their eyes, allowing them to see millions of more colors “The world is a colorful place, and scientists suspect that it’s a lot more colorful for some people than for others. Preliminary research suggests that a small percentage […]