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Visitors see a comparison of the size of items from a coffee bean down to a single carbon atom

Published: Saturday, Nov. 7 2009 12:00 a.m. MST

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Steve

Yep, it's really cool!

CrimsonClub

Amazing website!!! Nice work Utah!!

AZ

I'll be bookmarking the site. Well done!

geneRN

The graphics really draw you in... Great work on this site!

Amark

Cool site, but a sperm only contains one (for a boy) or two (for a girl) X chromosomes, not 23...

genegeek

Small correction to the comment above - a sperm doesn't have two of anything -- just one each of chromosomes 1-22 plus an X or a Y. For a total of 23. So does the egg, except it always has an X. When the two get together, you get 46 -- a pair of 1-22 plus XX or XY, depending on what the sperm brings to the occasion. Kudos to all - great site!

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