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Apr 21, 2014 02:07 PM ET // Charles Q. Choi, IEEE Spectrum
The first detailed picture of genetic variation among Neanderthals indicates they may have lived in small, isolated groups that had little contact with each other.
Apr 16, 2014 06:27 AM ET
As time goes on, more and more research is being done on the effects of your sperm on your children. Tara discusses a recent study that found mental illness caused by traumatic events can be passed on through sperm.
Apr 10, 2014 06:30 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Four teenage girls have experienced long-term success with implanted vaginal organs that were engineered with their own cells. Continue reading →
Mar 24, 2014 02:20 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
By deleting a single gene, researchers at Yale University were able to reduce obesity in mice while expanding their lifespan by 20 percent. Continue reading →
Feb 15, 2014 09:54 AM ET // AFP
Neoracism, or discrimination on the basis of genetics, is endemic in scientific research, bringing to mind slavery and Nazis, some experts say.
Dec 20, 2013 02:13 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Chronic sinus problems may be caused by your immune system, acting too aggressively against harmless microorganisms in the body. Continue reading →
Nov 8, 2013 02:00 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
A common gene variant that codes for lighter skin color in Europeans is also common in India, and the gene was positively selected for in North, but not South India.
Oct 23, 2013 03:00 PM ET // HowStuffWorks.com Contributors
Could the fair child recently found in a Romany family have been one of them by birth?
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