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Healthy aging using the power of DNA

Researchers publish a reference DNA database for healthy older Australians in an attempt to establish a baseline for healthy aging. The aging population problem Owing...

From genealogy to behavior: Y-DNA insights into the social conduct of our ancestors

Study exploring the idea of biological fatherhood in historical Europe reveals that 1 to 2% of children in each generation are the products of...

The ‘Wandermust’ Experiment

Scoot, a Singapore-based airline carrier partners up with Dr. Richard Paul Ebstein to prove that 'wanderlust’ is in our DNA. Do you love to...

Do You Have the “Warrior Gene”?

Business – It’s in your genes. Are you really business savvy because of your genes? Do your genes control your business choices? According to...

For the Love of Milk – Why Humans Gained Lactase Persistence

Growing up, milk and butter were staples. In college, you consumed Kraft dinner and extra cheesy pizza in copious amounts. But now, eating plain...

Genetic Changes That Affect Serotonin Levels can Explain Unhappiness

Grumpy, Happy, Sleepy and Bashful - four of Disney’s dwarfs are named after feelings ruled by one chemical in the brain, serotonin. It may...

The DRD4 Gene: Of Dopamine and Sex

“He shoots. He scores”. As Wayne Gretzky skates around the rink holding the Stanley Cup, fans go wild. You can feel the rush, the...

AVPR1A: The Key to Successful Sexual Monogamy in Men

It is said that swans mate for life. The same can be said for humans, but modern genetic tests tell us that this is...

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CRISPR goes mainstream: gene therapy to cure hereditary blindness in patients

In a first of it’s kind trial, scientists deliver CRISPR-Cas9 gene therapy directly into the eye of a patient...
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Hunting for DNA stories at natural history museums

Researchers use a new methods to extract DNA from preserved samples, opening the door to exploring the DNA of...

Healthy aging using the power of DNA

Researchers publish a reference DNA database for healthy older Australians in an attempt to establish a baseline for healthy...

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