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Sep 19, 2014 04:35 AM ET
Chimps are smart, right? Pretty darn smart! But how come we can do the speaking thing and they can't? As ever, genes are at play in this special talent, and Tara explains what we have that chimps don't.
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.
Aug 7, 2014 09:56 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
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 →
Jul 30, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
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.
Jul 30, 2014 09:30 AM ET // Clare Pain, ABC Science Online
Forget your genes and upbringing: the bottom line is if your blood sugar is low, your brain will direct you to eat.
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.
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