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“Genetics”

Oct 28, 2014 07:45 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Two mutated genes help to explain why the majority of all violent crimes are committed by a small group of antisocial, repeat male offenders.
Oct 25, 2014 01:40 PM ET // Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
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.
Oct 22, 2014 11:05 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
The research unexpectedly revealed that ancient Europeans started dairying thousands of years before they evolved genes to make the most of it.
Oct 7, 2014 01:30 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Eight genes influence our preferences for a cup o' Joe.
Sep 30, 2014 09:35 AM ET // Hillary Vaughn, FoxNews
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.
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.
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