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Nov 12, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
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 →
Nov 7, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
There is a surprising genetic unity between the earliest known Europeans and contemporary Europeans, ancient DNA reveals.
Oct 28, 2014 05:40 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
An entire plant virus is reconstituted from DNA in the 700-year-old sample.
Do you find the taste of alcohol to be pleasant, or bitter and stinging? The answer is partly decided by your genes, new research shows.
Sep 11, 2014 02:10 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
A gene studied in fruit flies, and shared by humans, is activated leading to an increased lifespan.
Jul 30, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
A new gene linked to suicide risk, and researchers say the finding could lead to a blood test that predicts a person's risk of attempting suicide.
Jul 14, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Jillian Rose Lim, LiveScience
People unsuspectingly choose friends who share parts of the same DNA, a new genetic analysis finds.
Jul 3, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A sunburn or tan is the obvious result of skin exposure to sun, but how exactly does the sun cause less visible changes to our skin?
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