The surgery can be quite complicated because aside from removing excess fingers, the doctors also have to create opposable thumbs for Hong Hong as he was also born with no thumbs.
It may sound utterly outrageous, but experts are now arguing that some very fat and blind cave fish may hold the key to understanding humanity's obesity problem. The same genes that apparently help these fish feast without constraint also happens to be one of the strongest genetic drivers for inherited obesity ever seen.
Scientists have discovered a new breast cancer gene, providing insight into the most common cancer among American women, according to new research.
Unique regulatory "tags" found in male sperm could cause autism in their children, according to a new genetic study.