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“genetics”

Sep 16, 2014 11:00 AM ET // George Dvorsky, io9.com
A novel approach to analyzing genetic influences has allowed researchers to identify distinct gene clusters that contribute to eight different classes of schizophrenia.
Sep 5, 2014 12:20 PM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
The coffee genome has been sequenced, shedding light on genes responsible for the kick, flavor and aroma of the ever-popular beverage.
Jul 27, 2014 04:00 AM ET
You know the stereotype; people wearing glasses just HAVE to be smart, right? Tara Long examines what connections might exist between intelligence and corrective eyewear.
Jul 23, 2014 09:46 AM ET
Got sparkling baby blues? How about brown? And why, oh, why does our hair go gray with age? As with so many things, it's all about the genes. Trace has the details.
Jul 14, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Jillian Rose Lim, LiveScience
People unsuspectingly choose friends who share parts of the same DNA, a new genetic analysis finds.
Jul 8, 2014 07:00 PM ET // AFP
Small differences in the genes can account for how well kids do with numbers and words innately.
Jun 18, 2014 01:12 PM ET
Malaria kills more than half a million people a year, with the female mosquito being 100% responsible for the mass murder. Could scientists hack the reproductive process of mosquitoes such that, over time, no more female babies are born?
Jun 9, 2014 05:51 AM ET
Research out of the U.K. raises the possibility of doing an end-run mitochondrial defects that can harm babies by swapping out the "broken" mitochondria for healthy ones from another woman.
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