Traits that lead to both procrastination and impulsivity are genetically linked and "moderately inheritable," according to research published in Psychological Science.
Scientists discovered a new DNA "editing" technique that could alter life-threatening genome mutations and one day cure diseases.
More than 75 scientists and wildlife conservationists from around the world have come together to create a model of great ape history during the past 15 million years via genetic analyses of 79 wild and captive-born great apes.
Horses originated approximately 2 million years before originally believed, according to scientists who sequenced the genome of a 700,000-year-old relative of the modern-day horse preserved in the permafrost of Canada's Yukon Territory.
Snowflake, the only known albino gorilla, got the way he did via inbreeding, a new study reveals.
After a decade of intense work, scientists have finally finished sequencing a small organism that controls much of the world's functions.
Canadian and Swedish scientists have sequenced the genome of the Norway spruce, a giant evergreen native to Europe that has also been planted widely in parts of North America and is commonly known as the Christmas tree. The discovery stands to drastically cut the time required to grow the trees and help them resist pest infestation.
Parents are to blame for many common foot disorders, including bunions and hammer and claw toe, according to a new study published in Arthritis Care and Research.
The origins of the ancient Minoans who inhabited the the island of Crete have long been shrouded in history with speculations varying anywhere from North Africa to the Balkans. However, through analyzing the mitochondrial DNA taken from skeletal materials from a cave dating between 4,400 and 3,700 years old, scientists discovered they were in fact most closely related to Neolithic and modern European populations as well as the modern inhabitants of the region where the remains were found.
Forget lamps and light bulbs – houses of the future will be lit with glowing plants, say the people at the Glowing Plant project.
Researchers claim people from all corners of the European continent share a common genetic footprint that dates back just a mere thousand years ago.
Modern Europe's genetic history is a story still shroud in mystery, scientists warn after revealing new analysis of ancient DNA.
Male rat pups have more of a specific brain protein linked with communication than females, according to a new study.