A study from 23andMe Inc., has shown a genetic connection to morning or night preferences.
British scientists have been given the okay to use a controversial gene editing technique. They've been given permission to edit the genes of human embryos for research, which some say will one day lead to "designer babies."
Researchers carried out a detailed study of the 'Meselson effect' where chromosomes in asexual organisms can evolve independently from each other and become quite distinctive over time. A parasite called 'Trypanosoma brucei gambiense' was used to carry out the study.
An extremely rare white giraffe has been spotted in Tanzania. With a condition called leucism, this giraffe is unable to make pigment.
Why are some nations happier than others? It could all be in the genes. Scientists have found that genetic factors should be taken into account when judging national differences in happiness.
Scientists have made some new discoveries concerning Iceman Otzi's heritage. Researchers have taken a closer look at the genetic history of a man who lived in the Eastern Alps over 5,300 years ago.
Man's best friend may have received quite a few negative traits after being domesticated.
A new study found that a set of new genes born by accident may have led to an evolutionary innovation. This 'accident' led to the creation of novel genes, which developed during the course of evolution.
Genetics influence much of our weight and build. However, for those who are overweight or obese, new findings published in the journal Scientific Reports show that being physically active can help to ward off some of the increased risks that come with genes.
CRISPR, the gene editing tool, has long been touted as something that could change the way we treat genetic disorders.
Do you have blue eyes? You may have more in common than other blue-eyed individuals than you once thought.