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“gene”

Feb 3, 2015 12:50 PM ET // Discovery News
A baby created with DNA from three people could be born as soon as this year.
Jan 27, 2015 03:48 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Flatulence, diarrhea, rashes and other health issues have been with some humans and their ancestors for up to a million or more years.
Dec 18, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Think you are all European or African? DNA reveals that many of us are actually of mixed heritage.
Nov 12, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
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 →
Oct 25, 2014 01:40 PM ET // Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
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.
Sep 11, 2014 02:10 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
A gene studied in fruit flies, and shared by humans, is activated leading to an increased lifespan.
Aug 14, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Parasitic plants and their hosts may use genetic information as a language. Continue reading →
May 19, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Spouses may be more genetically similar than individuals randomly paired, reports a new study. Continue reading →
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