You might have even more in common with your friends than you think. In fact, you probably share some of the same genes.
Researchers studied the relationship between alcohol consumption and variations in a gene involved in processing the brain chemical serotonin.
People often pit their genes against their lifetime experiences when looking at physical and emotional traits but this is often a big mistake.
Scientists are researching whether there are genes that enable cells to respond to electrical signals in the body and whether this helps with wound healing.
A University of Pennsylvania geneticist is hailing today’s Supreme Court ruling that says naturally occurring human genes cannot be patented.
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No one has ever found a Fountain of Youth, but today’s search focuses, not in Florida, but our genes.
The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics has released recommendations that if a person, during genetic testing, is incidentally found to have a life-threatening genetic disease, they need to know about it.
New research explains how a protein associated with Alzheimer’s disease risk can cause vascular defects in the brain.
Some physical traits, known as complex or polygenic traits, are regulated by more than one gene so studying them and trying to predict them can also be complex.