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Dec 18, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Think you are all European or African? DNA reveals that many of us are actually of mixed heritage.
Dec 10, 2014 11:00 AM ET // AFP
Russia's richest man says he is returning Watson's Nobel prize he bought at auction.
Dec 4, 2014 08:35 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Thieves target a vast collection of human brains stored in jars at the University of Texas at Austin.
Dec 3, 2014 01:26 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Genetic analysis of the remains of Richard III reveals a break in the male line that could question the royal lineage of the Tudors, including England's current queen. Continue reading →
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.
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