Scientists have recently discovered that a pack-a-day smoker generates at least hundreds of DNA mutations each year. What's even more alarming is that the mutations are permanent and irreversible.
Scientists find link between job exhaustion of shift workers and melatonin receptor 1A gene.
To assist in the rebuilding of the arsenal that can combat infectious disease, scientists are now taking the help of naturally occurring proteins, referred to as antimicrobial peptides. Researchers at MIT, the University of British Columbia and the University of Brasilia have built an antimicrobial peptide that has the potential to destroy different variants of bacteria including those that offer tough resistance to a majority of antibiotics.
Cave drawings provide detailed appearcance of newly discovered exticnt hybrid species between cows and bison.
Wolbachia has combination of genes, which includes DNA from black widow spider.
After the stunning birth of the first-ever "Three Parent- Child," another world's has wowed the scientific community. Chicago couple, Justin Ruehs and his husband Adam Smeets, discovered that their surrogate will be having triplets with the DNAs of both dads.
A new study from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has offered a surprising twist of how life began on earth, questioning the likeability of the "RNA World" Hypothesis and proposing that DNA may have also existed when life began.
The world’s first baby to be born using a pioneer three-person fertility method has been born. Now five months old, the baby boy has DNA from three different people: father, mother and an additional donor.
A baby was born using the revolutionary “three-parent” gene technique, a method that incorporates DNA of three people.
A new DNA study suggests that our feline friends have conquered the world by boarding ships and sailing through the vast oceans.
A Swedish scientist by the name Fredrik Lanner is waltzing through the ethical line of science as he attempts to edit the genes of a healthy human embryo.
A new study suggests that the genetic ancestry of all non-Africans can be traced back to a single population that migrated out of Africa.
A new study revealed that the genes might be one of the reason why some people are more prone to feeling lonely compared to others.
A new study revealed that a certain protein in tardigrades enables the microscopic water bear, the world's hardiest animal, to withstand harmful effects of radiation.