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May 3, 2016 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Labrador retrievers have a genetic mutation that causes them to be more food-obsessed than other dogs.
Apr 28, 2016 12:00 PM ET // Amanda Onion
Variations in a single gene appear to play a major role in how old we look.
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.
Apr 12, 2016 12:06 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Similar to how migrating Europeans spread disease to Native Americans, it appears that humans from Africa spread disease to Native Europeans and Asians.
Mar 29, 2016 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Protein-based Paleo diets aren’t for everyone, suggests research that finds some people are actually hardwired to stick to veggies.
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 17, 2016 12:30 PM ET // Eric Niiler
A new tool could allow edits and repairs to the human genome, and perhaps one day treat diseases or conditions linked to our genes.
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