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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 →
May 19, 2014 07:40 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
Certain dogs, just like certain humans, carry a gene mutation that causes albinism.
Apr 29, 2014 11:45 AM ET // Amanda Onion
Some 24 centuries after the ancient Greek father of medicine taught his students under an Oriental plane tree, scientists say they have the tree's genetic blueprint.
Mar 24, 2014 02:20 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
By deleting a single gene, researchers at Yale University were able to reduce obesity in mice while expanding their lifespan by 20 percent. Continue reading →
Jun 17, 2011 01:07 PM ET // Tim Wall
A small percentage of neanderthal genes provided a significant boost to human health.