Any ideas on tongue-rolling, ear-lobes etc?

Ian Russell ian at TRACS.DEMON.CO.UK
Thu Oct 24 08:28:45 EST 1996

In message <Pine.HPP.3.91.961023221613.11463B-
100000 at>, "David L. Robinson" <dlrobi02 at homer.louisv> writes
>Watch out.....tongue rolling is not a genetic characteristic.
>Dave Robinson
>Bellarmine College
>On Tue, 15 Oct 1996, Ian Russell wrote:
>> I am a designer of interactive science exhibits, currently working on a
>> computer-based activity that compares visitors individual
>> characteristics.
>> In order to provide more background information, it would be a great
>> help if I knew more about the genetic basis of the following features :
>> Nose-shape
>> Tongue-rolling (can or can not)
>> Ear-lobes (present or absent)
>> Arm-folding (which hand on top)
>> Hand-clasping (which thumb on top)
>> Hair-type (straight, wavy, curly)
>> Hair-colour
>> Eye-colour
>> Skin-colour
>> Can anybody comment, please?
Yes, I uncovered that one. Thanks very much for replying.

Ian Russell
ian at
:-)nteractive Science Ltd

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