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.
A recent study reveals that inbreeding among Neanderthals have resulted to a harmful gene mutation, which was then passed on to modern humans, making them 40 percent less likely to reproduce.
A team of researchers has sequenced the first ancient human genomes from Ireland, shedding light on the origins of Celtic people and their culture.
Scientists recently bred the first litter of pigs with a genetic resistance to a deadly virus known as Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS).
The corn snake's genome has been sequenced for the first time, and reveals important information regarding the gene mutation responsible for albinism.
Color blindness affects a significant portion of the population, most notably men. And now, new research has identified a new gene mutation that could possibly cause this condition.
Cystic fibrosis is life threatening to anyone born with the disease, but now a new combination of drugs is offering new hope for afflicted patients.