Genetic science has reached its peak as modern technology allows for a much faster DNA sequencing. A company called Genos is offering its services to fill in the needs of individuals to have their genes sequenced.
A new study revealed that the ancestors of modern humans who went out of Africa interacted and interbred with other forms of early humans, such as Neanderthals and Denisovans. This interbreeding helped our ancestors to develop various traits for survival.
Scientists have developed a machine-learning approach that would help in predicting which genes could cause autism.
Scientists identified four genes responsible for the bone and cartilage width of noses that have evolved to adapt in the temparature and humidity of the environment.
Secret meeting of nearly 150 scientists, entrepreneurs and lawyers in Harvard to discuss the possibility of synthesizing the entire human genome garnered some negative feedbacks outlining the ethical issues of constructing human genomes.