Three popular stem cell techniques have been analysed and believed to remain safe from transmission of cancer-causing mutations.
Research shows that early human journeys out of Africa led to a slow increase in their mutations.
A genetic mutation triggered by ultraviolet light might be the driving force behind millions of human skin cancers, according to a new research.
In response to an on going, unexpected outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa, a team of researchers has rapidly sequenced and analyzed more than 99 Ebola virus genomes.
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.
A rare mutations in a gene has been identified by researchers at the Broad Institute and Massachusetts General Hospital that can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The mutations are also effective for people who have risk factors like obesity and old age.
Scientists have discovered why some people are troubled by cold sores.
Genes from mom can accelerate the aging process, according to a new study on mice.
Scientists report that new genetically modified rats might make research into Alzheimer's disease better due to the similarity between the mutations of these rats and those of patients.
Researchers discovered that the lack of the long chain of fatty acids is not cause of childhood blindness as researchers previously believed.