Researchers have achieved a major breakthrough by discovering mutations in genes that lead to childhood leukemia of the acute lymphoblastic type - the most common childhood cancer in the world.
Researchers have identified a novel gene that controls nerve induction velocity, according to a new study.
Researchers have taken over a defense system generally used by bacteria to fend off viral infections and redirected it against the human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a new study.
Smoking during pregnancy could cause epigenetic changes in the fetus, causing birth defects and health problems later in life, a new study has found.
DNA might be responsible for Danish happiness, according to a new study.
A new study has found no effect of either sex or rearing history on the cognitive skills of chimpanzees.
Tibetans are able to adapt to high altitudes because of a gene they picked up when their ancestors mated with a species of human they helped push to extinction, according to a new study.
Faulty DNA that increase the risk of hereditary disease are floating everywhere in the human body, according to a new study.
Having longer telomeres has been linked to longer life and slower aging. However, longer telomeres may also increase the risk of developing brain cancer, according to new research.
Researchers have identified new genes that may by responsible for keloid scarring, according to a new study. The discovery is likely to unlock the mystery of keloid development and provide insight for more effective treatment.
Researchers have discovered how a gene commonly linked to obesity-FTO-contributes to weight gain in some people.
What your great grandmother ate is what you are, according to a new study.
A new study found that one dollar bill contains roughly 3,000 different types of bacteria.
Besides reducing the risk of heart attacks the humble aspirin can also lower colon cancer risk among people with high levels of specific type of gene, according to a new study.
Researchers have reportedly identified key genes that are responsible for high tolerance for pain in the body, according to a new study.