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.
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?
A Neanderthal woman from Siberia with human DNA may suggest we should no longer consider Neanderthals separate from the human race.
A new survey links depression, nicotine addiction and other traits to Neanderthal genetic lineage.
A gene responsible for cutting connections between rarely used brain cells could be going too far and causing damage.
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