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By Gregory Clark
There’s nothing to rule out the possibility that the economically successful of the modern world are actually genetically different from the people who are not successful, economic historian Gregory Clark tells Paul Solman in part four of their never-before published…
By Jenny Marder
The skeletal remains of a 13,000-year-old teenage girl pulled from an underwater cave below Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula provides fossil evidence for a persistent, but mostly resolved question on the descendants of early Americans.
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
If you are suffering from type 2 diabetes, Crohn's disease, lupus, biliary cirrhosis, or you simply can't kick your smoking habit, you may be able to blame your Neanderthal ancestors.
Excavation works at the cave site Sima de los Huesos.
Supreme Court Unanimously Rules Human Genes Cannot Be Patented…
Researchers at Oregon Health and Science University have achieved a longtime goal. They cloned a human embryo to derive embryonic stem cells able to transform into tissues and organs genetically identical to patients who need them. Jeffrey Brown talks to…
The Supreme Court heard arguments in a case on whether a biotech company can patent a gene associated with cancer. Jeffrey Brown gets details from National Law Journal's Marcia Coyle, plus viewpoints from Ellen Matloff of Yale Cancer Center, a…
Researchers Aim Unlock Genetic Data Goldmine for Vital Medical Information…
Video of Miles O'Brien participating in alcohol study at University California San Diego…
Very little has been known about the trillions of bacteria and other microorganisms in our bodies. But now, scientists with the Human Microbiome Project have completed the first microbial map of healthy humans. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Dr. Eric Green,…
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