Do you find the taste of alcohol to be pleasant, or bitter and stinging? The answer is partly decided by your genes, new research shows.
A Jewish Polish-born immigrant named Aaron Kosminski has been implicated.
The Natural Trap Cave excavation poses some unusual challenges, like how to get through customs with piles of dirty, 50,000-year-old bones. Continue reading →
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.
The single mutation was found in a long gene sequence and is present in about one-third of Northern Europeans.
For centuries, scientists have sought a biological method for tracing a person's geographic origin. Now, a group of researchers has developed a test.
Bottle gourds' wild ancestors may have crossed the Atlantic Ocean on the currents that run from western Africa to the Caribbean and South America thousands of years before Europeans made similar voyages. Continue reading →
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