The most extensive genetic study ever conducted on whale sharks reveals that they exist in two populations worldwide, and that their fairly recent population boom is a thing of the past. Continue reading →
A new gene linked to suicide risk, and researchers say the finding could lead to a blood test that predicts a person's risk of attempting suicide.
Forget your genes and upbringing: the bottom line is if your blood sugar is low, your brain will direct you to eat.
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.
People unsuspectingly choose friends who share parts of the same DNA, a new genetic analysis finds.
Small differences in the genes can account for how well kids do with numbers and words innately.
Denisovans, a prehistoric species of human, passed beneficial DNA to Tibetans, who then helped push Denisovans to extinction. Continue reading →
New research is shedding new light on what makes problem gamblers tick. It turns out, it may even be a "family thing."
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