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Apr 28, 2016 12:00 PM ET // Amanda Onion
Variations in a single gene appear to play a major role in how old we look.
Apr 19, 2016 09:40 AM ET // AFP
A DNA study of more than 380,000 people has uncovered a surprising role for human genes: helping to determine the age at which you first have sex.
Apr 13, 2016 11:30 AM ET // Nick Grimm, ABC Science Online
Thirteen individuals with disease-resistant genes could hold the answer to beating a range of illnesses.
Apr 12, 2016 12:06 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Similar to how migrating Europeans spread disease to Native Americans, it appears that humans from Africa spread disease to Native Europeans and Asians.
Apr 8, 2016 02:30 PM ET // Bianca Nogrady, ABC Science Online
The disappearance of the Neanderthal Y chromosome from modern humans may be due to genetic incompatibilities that led to miscarriages, suggests the first-ever analysis of the male Neanderthal sex chromosome.
Mar 17, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The worldliest people on the planet could be Melanesians, according to new genetic research.
Feb 17, 2016 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A Neanderthal woman from Siberia with human DNA may suggest we should no longer consider Neanderthals separate from the human race.
Nov 16, 2015 06:30 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
DNA testing facilities promise parents a peek into their child's potential futures. Too good to be true? Probably.
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