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Likewise, everyone at the Circle there had been chosen, and thus the gene pool was extraordinary, the brainpower phenomenal.
Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  genetics:  the set all of genes in a population
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  • Likewise, everyone at the Circle there had been chosen, and thus the gene pool was extraordinary, the brainpower phenomenal.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • He says we are poisoning the rivers and ruining the gene pools of the planet.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • And the more children you have, the greater your contribution to the gene pool.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • Not one person in the exotic mix of my family gene pool has ever shown any obvious signs of having what August has.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder

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  • Someone whose gene pool I shared.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • They would be even more powerful if that pox epidemic hadn’t flattened their birthrate and made them so desperate for a new gene pool and breeders.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • In the 1930s, America was infatuated with the pseudoscience of eugenics and its promise of strengthening the human race by culling the "unfit" from the genetic pool.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Which made Mom mad and made me wonder: Does insanity swim in our gene pool?
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • If you want to get all biological, then you’d have to say that I was an exciting addition to the Reardan gene pool.
    Sherman Alexie  --  The Absolutlely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
  • The American gene pool has not changed radically in the past few decades.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation

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  • The gene pool is warped enough without me contributing to it.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
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Associated words [difficulty]:   gene pool [8] , genome [7] , genetic engineering [6] , genetic code [7] , genome [7] , gene therapy [8]
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