Variations in a single gene appear to play a major role in how old we look.
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.
Similar to how migrating Europeans spread disease to Native Americans, it appears that humans from Africa spread disease to Native Europeans and Asians.
Protein-based Paleo diets aren’t for everyone, suggests research that finds some people are actually hardwired to stick to veggies.
The map reveals how extensively past interbreeding has affected people alive today.
An image processing filter could help potential tetrachromats recognize and develop their unique talent. →
The gene, IRF4, could help unlock techniques and treatments that slow or even halt that graying process.
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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