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Nov 12, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Reaching a ripe old age seems to have little to do with lifestyle and a lot to do with genes, concludes a new study on 17 of the oldest people on the planet. Continue reading →
Nov 11, 2014 08:55 AM ET // LiveScience
Researchers have found the roots of the special relationship between humans and cats.
Nov 4, 2014 10:15 AM ET // AFP
In two men, the AIDS-causing virus was inactivated due to an altered HIV gene.
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.
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