1 Brown/1 Blue eye
dcurtis at hgmp.mrc.ac.uk
Mon Nov 27 05:55:52 EST 1995
>I have a student who has one beautiful brown eye, and one beautiful blue
>eye. Do any of you know the genetic/molecular mechanism behind this
>phenomenon? Any idea how common it is? I would appreciate any
>information, or references.
The molecular genetics of beauty, eh? Tricky one, that...
I believe that work is under way to use brain-imaging techniques to
investigate the mechanisms underlying aesthetic experience - the
perception of beauty. Maybe you could volunteer as a subject for that?
Dave Curtis (dcurtis at hgmp.mrc.ac.uk)
Institute of Psychiatry, London
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