How did the Bronze Age change Europe? Scientists have taken a closer look at Europe's genetic past and establish how the foundation for modern Eurasia was laid.
Overlap between genetic effects also partly explains why women who have children earlier also have a higher number of children.
Though there has been progress made in the fight against ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), otherwise known as Lou Gehrig's disease, researchers are continually learning more about the rare illness, and how to properly manage the progressive symptoms.
A rare, genetic mutation can keep you from feeling pain. Scientists have found that this mutation, though, can have some serious consequences.
One of the most popular breeds of tomatoes are beefsteak tomatoes and now, scientists may have discovered their origins.
Imagine walking into a garden at nighttime. While this would be beautiful in and of itself, imagine that these plants are glowing with their own light-a bit like fireflies or jellyfish. It sounds impossible, but that's exactly what one scientist is working toward.
It turns out that most European men descend from just a handful of Bronze Age forefathers.
Could sleepwalking be genetic? New findings published in JAMA Pediatrics found that over 60 percent of children who also had two sleepwalking parents were significantly more likely to develop the condition themselves than those who did not deal with the same circumstances.
A new study published in the journal Nature Genetics have linked mutations in a gene known as RECQL with onset of breast cancer among Polish and French-Canadian women. Furthermore, these statistics suggest that about 50 percent of women with the RECQL mutation will develop breast cancer.
Genetic testing of the Iñupiat people currently living in Alaska's North Slope is filling in the blanks on questions about migration patterns.
Scientists have looked at ants and have found a key mechanism by which environmental factors influence the expression of traits that range from height to color to weight.
New findings published in the journal Immunity examine a new potential for curing asthma. According to the study authors, a group of molecular immunologists at the Keck School of medicine of the University of Southern California (USC), along with investigators from Janssen Research and Development, ...