Where do peanuts come from? Scientists have now traced the roots of the peanut crop back to Bolivia with the help of a "living relic."
Scientists may have finally made a link between genetics and aging. Researchers have shown that a hormone instrumental in the aging process is under genetic control.
Could our genes be influenced by the food we eat?
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.
Scientists have found strong support for the long-standing evolutionary theory of kin selection.
New findings published in the journal Neurology showed that patients who received high-dose supplements of vitamin D had reduced levels of inflammation related to the disease when compared to counterparts who did not take vitamin D supplements.
Do you have blue eyes? You may have more in common than other blue-eyed individuals than you once thought.
Eighteen-year-old Zoubir Lahdodi of Morocco suffered from a severe venous malformation that caused blood vessels in his face to dilate--disfiguring his face and making it increasingly difficult for him to do everyday things like eat, talk, sleep and even breath.
New findings published in Nature Communications show that four genes may contribute to the risk of abdominal hernias.
Researchers have identified the "hybrid inviability gene," and may have learned a bit more about how new species are born.