By John Ericson | Mon, 11/04/2013 - 19:15
A set of mutations could help scientists understand why so many breast cancer patients become resistant to anti-estrogen therapy.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 10/08/2013 - 13:56
Researchers have discovered two genetic mutations that function together and are linked to eating disorders.
By Ansa Varughese | Wed, 06/05/2013 - 15:50
Researchers studied the small genetic mutations of more than 126,000 individuals to determine how their genes influenced their educational achievements.
By Nsikan Akpan | Wed, 05/29/2013 - 13:03
Scientists have isolated the gene in mosquitoes that would normally help them track humans and avoid bug repellents.
By Ashik Siddique | Fri, 05/03/2013 - 00:15
High-grade myopia, a severe type of nearsightedness, has been linked to mutations in a gene related to eye health. Could copper deficiencies cause glasses to run in the family?
By Jonathan Weiss | Tue, 02/19/2013 - 15:12
An antidepressant used since the 1960s may hold hope for treating sickle cell disease.
By Amber Moore | Fri, 12/07/2012 - 10:13
There are about 400 DNA flaws in most healthy humans, says a new study. Some of these genes are linked to diseases that can be passed to the next generation.
By Makini Brice | Mon, 11/12/2012 - 14:44
A researcher has postulated what your ornery uncle has been grumbling for years: humans are getting dumber.
By Makini Brice | Tue, 09/11/2012 - 15:23
A new study conducted by researchers from Korea and Tennessee has found a strain of the swine flu that, in only two mutations and ten days, kills ferrets.
By Amber Moore | Fri, 08/31/2012 - 13:07
Researchers have found that internet addiction is caused by a mutation in some people just like addiction to nicotine.