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DNA has been observed moving from one cell to another for the first time in animals.
Genes primarily affecting males, as well as family environment help explain why so many terrorists and killers are men, including brothers.
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 →
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