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Jul 14, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Jillian Rose Rose Lim, LiveScience
People unsuspectingly choose friends who share parts of the same DNA, a new genetic analysis finds.
Jul 8, 2014 07:00 PM ET // AFP
Small differences in the genes can account for how well kids do with numbers and words innately.
Jul 2, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Denisovans, a prehistoric species of human, passed beneficial DNA to Tibetans, who then helped push Denisovans to extinction. Continue reading →
Jun 30, 2014 05:46 AM ET
New research is shedding new light on what makes problem gamblers tick. It turns out, it may even be a "family thing."
Jun 4, 2014 04:03 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A living replica of Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh's famously severed ear is displayed at museum in Germany. Continue reading →
Jun 2, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The single mutation was found in a long gene sequence and is present in about one-third of Northern Europeans.
Apr 29, 2014 03:45 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
For centuries, scientists have sought a biological method for tracing a person's geographic origin. Now, a group of researchers has developed a test.
Apr 25, 2014 10:01 AM ET
Could laziness be genetic? Join Laci as she discusses a new study arguing that there might be such a thing as a couch potato gene!
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