You may extend your expected lifespan by staying shape, not engaging in bad habits like smoking, and by continuing to study and learn after school.
A computer program from Belgium may help scientists understand why the 30 trillion cells in a human body have so many different types.
Wanna get your DNA tested for a few “superhero” genes? All you have to do is be at the Ravens-Browns game Sunday in Baltimore.
If you live near farms, avoiding pesticides may not be possible, but that increases the risk your children will develop autism. Try folic acid.
Eating disorders affect about 30 million in the US, mostly young adults. There’s a stigma that goes with them, but biology (genetics) may be at the root.
Scientists report that they have successfully edited the human genome in embryos in order to remove certain genetic abnormalities.
Getting students to understand a tough concept like evolution could be better if you teach them the fundamentals of genetics first.
Doctors may one day be able to model the cell-level effects of exposure to traffic-related air pollution using telomere length in our cells.
CRISPR may allow researchers to deactivate a master switch gene in DNA to prevent the worsening of a blindness-causing condition
A London study has used a genetic scoring technique to predict reading performance throughout school years from DNA alone.