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The recent discoveries suggest that focusing on this handful of genes could accelerate the improvement of orphan crops, or even enable the de novo domestication of wild plants with crop potential.
Because they have not gone through the same extensive breeding as corn, soy, and wheat, the orphans have more untapped potential.
Like the Romanian orphans, these kids had lower cortisol levels than nonadopted children who had no behavioral problems.
This confirmed Gunnar’s previous research on Romanian orphans and international adoptees living in the United States.
Each held a sample of saliva from one of the 2- and 3-year-old orphans.
You love her, your beautiful Finnish orphan brought up in France and romantically met in London, with the adorable name?
She wore no denim uniform, such as Amy had mentioned on a previous occasion as being the mark of the usual “orphan.”
It was the home that had sheltered her orphan childhood; she had never slept a night from under its moss-grown roof.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
George Gordon: Scotch birth, so far as can learn; left an orphan; lived mostly in London.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
You shall not be the loser, Mrs. Martin, by the attention you may pay to this poor orphan girl.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE

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