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May 21, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The newly created humanized yeast reveals how humans and yeast share genes despite being separated by a billion years of evolution.
Feb 4, 2015 11:38 AM ET // AFP
Scientists say people fall into two broad categories -- promiscuity or faithfulness -- when it comes to sex.
Jan 27, 2015 03:48 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Flatulence, diarrhea, rashes and other health issues have been with some humans and their ancestors for up to a million or more years.
Jan 9, 2015 12:15 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Genes primarily affecting males, as well as family environment help explain why so many terrorists and killers are men, including brothers.
Dec 18, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Think you are all European or African? DNA reveals that many of us are actually of mixed heritage.
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 →
Oct 28, 2014 07:45 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Two mutated genes help to explain why the majority of all violent crimes are committed by a small group of antisocial, repeat male offenders.
Oct 7, 2014 01:30 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Eight genes influence our preferences for a cup o' Joe.
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