What A Human's 'Junk' DNA Does To A Mouse's Brain [VIDEO]
A strain of mice with the human version of an enhancer known as HARE5 developed a 12 percent bigger brain than mice with the chimpanzee version of HARE5.
The Fountain Of Youth May Be In Your Genes
Our gene networks are inherently unstable, but could altering their makeup halt aging?
A Single Protein Makes Our Brains Different Than A Chicken's
New research has found that a single protein may have been the deciding factor in making humans the smartest animals on the planet.
Everything You Need To Know About Being Left-Handed
Roughly 10 percent of all people are left-handed, yet they are disproportionately represented among those with autism, epilepsy, and late-onset Alzheimer's.
Scotland Bans GMO Farming, But That Doesn't Mean It'll Be GMO-Free
Scotland has recently banned the farming of genetically modified crops in an effort to protect its "clean, green status."
Infertility May Actually Be A Genetic Disease
Researchers compare mice and human gene databases to identify which are capable of mutating to cause infertility.
This Key Protein Helps Your Body Regenerate Skin And Hair
Researchers explored a key protein and cell communication process through which mice can regenerate hair follicles and skin while healing from wounds.
Resurrection Of Extinct Virus Could Open The Doors To Gene Therapy Innovations
Researchers have recreated ancient viruses in order to stop the immune system from attacking virus vectors during gene therapy.
Intelligence Isn't Divided Into Subjects, You Either Excel In Everything Or Nothing
A study on 12,500 identical and fraternal twins has revealed that all aspects of our intelligence are related to the same set of genes.
More Proof That Overeating May Be Built Into Your DNA
Two recent studies have identified biological causes for binge eating: a gene and a deficiency in the hormone responsible for controlling appetite.
Susceptibility To Scoliosis Linked To A Genetic Variation
A new study uncovers a link between scoliosis susceptibility and the gene that codes for the BNC2 protein, which appears in reproductive system tissues.
A Brief History Of GMOs
Way before Monsanto, humans were eating GMOs without even realizing it.