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By Nsikan Akpan
If you’re a candy lover or denier, you may want to blame one of your liver hormones, according to a new study.
By Kristin Hugo
Rancher Shelby Hendershot collects photos and specimens of deformed livestock to expose what causes these often disregarded mutations.
By Sharon Begley, STAT
The genetic testing company 23andMe received approval this week from regulators to sell genetic reports on an individual’s risk for 10 diseases, most prominently Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
By Julia Griffin
Do you ever sneeze when you walk into sunlight? If so, you may have a seemingly harmless disorder and you're hardly alone.
A House panel voted to allow employers to require workers to undergo genetic testing or risk paying a penalty of thousands of dollars.
Tasteless tomatoes, it's not their fault.
By PBS NewsHour
Imagine you could edit a mouse’s genes to be resistant to Lyme Disease. The mouse would breed and evolution would take its course, leading to the extinction of the disease. That’s the vision for scientists developing CRISPR, technology that allows…
By Leigh Anne Tiffany
To unlock the secrets of the seahorse, scientists have sequenced its genome for the first time.
By Dina Fine Maron, Scientific American
A single genetic alteration may have increased Ebola virus transmissibility and boosted its killing power during the West Africa outbreak.
By Rebecca Robbins, STAT
Genetic analysis companies are forging alliances with personal trainers, chiropractors, and sports coaches, yet there is little science to back up their claims.
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