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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 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.
Mar 29, 2016 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Protein-based Paleo diets aren’t for everyone, suggests research that finds some people are actually hardwired to stick to veggies.
Mar 28, 2016 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The map reveals how extensively past interbreeding has affected people alive today.
Mar 17, 2016 04:00 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
An image processing filter could help potential tetrachromats recognize and develop their unique talent. →
Mar 2, 2016 10:05 AM ET // AFP
The gene, IRF4, could help unlock techniques and treatments that slow or even halt that graying process.
Feb 18, 2016 11:42 AM ET
Albinism, a rare skin condition, leaves some people without the genetic tools to make skin color. How does albinism occur, and how common is it?
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