Scientists have isolated regions of the genome that appear to play a role in influencing when people first have intercourse.
By Andrew Joseph, STAT
Sometimes it seems like hair does everything except what you want it to do. A new study of the genes behind balding, hair curliness and other hair conditions could help explain why hair sometimes sprouts between our eyebrows, turns gray,…
By Leah Samuel, STAT
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is moving ahead with a major project to learn how to better tailor treatments and preventive care to people's genes, environment and lifestyle.
By Lauren Neergaard, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- It's ethical to test a provocative new fertility technique that would prevent mothers from passing on rare but devastating diseases by creating embryos from the DNA of three people -- dad, mom and an egg donor -- advisers…
By Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
CRISPR, a new method for editing genes, has been called a development that could revolutionize medicine. Cheaper and more precise than past gene editing, this promising tool has also raised concerns. Gwen Ifill talks to Jennifer Doudna of University of…
By Nsikan Akpan, Alexandra Sarabia
The committee at the International Summit on Human Gene Editing called for a pause on tweaking DNA for reproductive medicine, but stopped short of recommending a moratorium on research.
By Walter Mischel
From the father of the Marshmallow Test, Columbia University psychologist Walter Mischel, comes the new book, “The Marshmallow Test: Mastering Self Control.”…
By Robert Pursell
A new study outlines how gene therapy could reverse hearing loss and deafness. This may be music to the ears of the roughly 300,000 patients across the globe that depend on cochlear implants to hear. Australian researchers…
Excavation works at the cave site Sima de los Huesos.
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