Two mutated genes help to explain why the majority of all violent crimes are committed by a small group of antisocial, repeat male offenders.
People with a rare disorder called anhidrosis cannot produce sweat, and now a new study finds that the condition may be caused by a mutation in a single gene.
The research unexpectedly revealed that ancient Europeans started dairying thousands of years before they evolved genes to make the most of it.
Eight genes influence our preferences for a cup o' Joe.
Gene drives allow scientists to edit the DNA in wild organisms and could have global consequences.
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.
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.
A novel approach to analyzing genetic influences has allowed researchers to identify distinct gene clusters that contribute to eight different classes of schizophrenia.
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