By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 12/01/2013 - 17:21
As marijuana gains popular support in America, some researchers are saying that it changes the expression of genes associated with motivation in up to three generations of offspring.
By Chris Weller | Fri, 11/29/2013 - 17:35
Scientists have pinpointed the gene behind panic disorder's hallmark fear-related memory production.
By Justin Caba | Thu, 11/21/2013 - 16:44
New research has uncovered a link between a gene found in both human and mice that controls appetite and the lack of energy related to obesity.
By Matthew Mientka | Tue, 11/12/2013 - 14:28
In animal experimentation, genetic changes to the brain's neurons could mean protection from cocaine — at least for male offspring of cocaine-addicted male rats.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 11/06/2013 - 19:56
Long-term, sustained stress can have an impact on health – and now scientists have found it changes gene expression.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 11/06/2013 - 00:42
A deaf Wisconsin baby, who was also born without eyes, struggles with a rare genetic disorder called SOX2 anophthalmia.
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 John Ericson | Thu, 10/10/2013 - 17:45
People with negative outlooks on life can blame a gene known as ADA2b deletion variant, a new study has found.
By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 10/03/2013 - 16:02
Although 23andMe denies any intent to use it, its recently patented system would allow future parents to choose their child's traits.
By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 09/12/2013 - 17:23
Long a mystery, researchers may have found the gene responsible for making about 10 percent of the population left-handed.
By Cindy del Rosario | Sat, 09/07/2013 - 14:41
Oxitec's sterile insect technique of releasing genetically modified insects into crop fields is welcomed by some farmers and scientists, but critics say the technology has its faults and may pose health risks.