Flatulence, diarrhea, rashes and other health issues have been with some humans and their ancestors for up to a million or more years.
DNA has been observed moving from one cell to another for the first time in animals.
Genes primarily affecting males, as well as family environment help explain why so many terrorists and killers are men, including brothers.
Think you are all European or African? DNA reveals that many of us are actually of mixed heritage.
Thieves target a vast collection of human brains stored in jars at the University of Texas at Austin.
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 →
Two mutated genes help to explain why the majority of all violent crimes are committed by a small group of antisocial, repeat male offenders.
People with a rare disorder called anhidrosis cannot produce sweat, and now a new study finds that the condition may be caused by a mutation in a single gene.
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