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Think you are all European or African? DNA reveals that many of us are actually of mixed heritage.
Reaching a ripe old age seems to have little to do with lifestyle and a lot to do with genes, concludes a new study on 17 of the oldest people on the planet. Continue reading →
Two mutated genes help to explain why the majority of all violent crimes are committed by a small group of antisocial, repeat male offenders.
An ancient idea of non-genetic inheritance may influence offspring of flies, scientists report. Continue reading →
Some people get hangovers after a night of drinking, while others don't, and the reason may be in their genes, a new study of twins suggests.
Neanderthals did not really go extinct -- they were simply absorbed into the modern human gene pool of Europeans and Asians. Continue reading →
People unsuspectingly choose friends who share parts of the same DNA, a new genetic analysis finds.
Small differences in the genes can account for how well kids do with numbers and words innately.
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