New research suggests that people with an uncommon genetic variant break down the hormones in birth control too quickly—which could put them at risk of unintended pregnancy.
Linda Ann O'Keefe's family thought they would never find her killer. Decades later, police have arrested a suspect based on DNA match on a public genealogy site.
“This name reminds us that it is in the human genes to explore.”
A report by Chinese authorities on Monday alleged that He Jiankui violated ethics and research integrity in editing the DNA of human babies.
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NIH’s plan to collect DNA from Native Americans without properly consulting them is “biocolonialism,” Indigenous leaders say, arguing that tribes must be in control of their data.
“We propose that our approach can be used now and will be used routinely in the future to return remains to their rightful kin.”
People who were told that they were genetically at risk for poor exercise capacity couldn’t run as long as they could before they were told about their “risk.”
The scientists used the DNA of Lonesome George, the last known Pinta Island tortoise.
‘Society Will Decide What to Do Next’: Chinese Researchers Claim to Create the First Gene-Edited Babies
The researchers claim the DNA of twin girls was altered to protect them against HIV, but the results haven’t been published in a scientific journal and many researchers are questioning the ethical and scientific validity of the claim.
The Earth BioGenome Project aims to map the genome of 1.5 million plants, animals, and fungi.
Everything from our genes to our psychological makeup can affect our sensitivity to physical pain.