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DNA and Genetics Sub-categories:
We break down how our ancestors' genetic history affects our current biological makeup – including our vulnerability to disease.
Sickle cell disease is the most common genetic disease in America. Experts explain the health and financial burdens of sickle cell disease.
Our expert this week explains that in order to move into this new era of medicine, we need to take a look back at our evolutionary path.
Dr. Steve Reilly, a professor at Yale School of Medicine, reveals how natural selection works and how humans may be its best ally.
An expert explains the signs and symptoms to watch out for, and what to do if you’re diagnosed with BAV.
How to keep your kids safe in pools this summer. It’s time for camping, grilling, and avoiding mosquitoes. New treatments for eye disease may be right around the corner. Forget about our digital fingerprints, our actual DNA can be found almost anywhere in the world.
A new brain discovery identifies marker associated with risk of suicide. Researchers estimate half of this population is affected by hearing loss. Scientists are getting up close and personal with our guts. Watching the clock may be worsening your insomnia.
Our experts explain how to know if you need to see a genetic counselor.
Science is learning a thing or two from nature. A stressful day may look different depending on your gender. Everything we know about love may be wrong.
Our experts explain the ethical debate surrounding gene editing in humans. Where do we draw the moral line and have we already crossed it?
Author Judith Finlayson explains how our grandparents’ habits and behaviors have a direct influence on our DNA.