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“genetics”

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.
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?
Feb 17, 2016 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A Neanderthal woman from Siberia with human DNA may suggest we should no longer consider Neanderthals separate from the human race.
Feb 11, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A new survey links depression, nicotine addiction and other traits to Neanderthal genetic lineage.
Jan 28, 2016 08:15 AM ET // AFP
A gene responsible for cutting connections between rarely used brain cells could be going too far and causing damage.
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