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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...

AVPR1A: The “Infidelity” Gene is no Longer Just for Men

When Jerry Springer announces, “he is NOT the father”, the camera spans to show a woman overcome with disbelief and fleeing backstage in tears....

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Genetic testing for diagnosing rare diseases: are we there yet?

With the advances made in next-generation sequencing technologies personalized medicine, caring for patients based on a genetic understanding of...
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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...

A guide to genetic genealogy

With an estimate of 26 million people having taken a DNA ancestry test, genetic genealogy has really taken off...

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