Genes


Climate Change is Changing Nature From Genes to Entire Ecosystems

Climate Change is Changing Nature From Genes to Entire Ecosystems

Nature already dramatically impacted by climate change, study reveals. It seems like the scourge of climate change is wreaking...

Nov 11 2016, 12:24pm CST

How Humans Lost Neanderthal Genes

How Humans Lost Neanderthal Genes

Neanderthal genetic material is found in only small amounts in the genomes of modern humans because, after inter-breeding, nat...

Nov 9 2016, 5:39am CST

Scientists Identify New Genes Associated with Bigger Brains

Scientists Identify New Genes Associated with Bigger Brains

The discovery can help scientists better understand the developemnt of human brain and mental disorders including dementia...

Oct 5 2016, 9:02am CDT

Genes Responsible for Dog's Social Skills

Genes Responsible for Dog's Social Skills

Ever thought why dogs appear to be more social -- a typical human trait -- than all other animals? It is because the genes tha...

Sep 30 2016, 3:22am CDT

Tweaking Genes Could Extend Shelf-life of Mangoes

Tweaking Genes Could Extend Shelf-life of Mangoes

Wastage of mangoes cultivated in India, the world's top producer, due to flawed post-harvest practices can be countered by twe...

Sep 18 2016, 1:54am CDT

Researchers Find Genes That Cause Depression

Researchers Find Genes That Cause Depression

Researchers have found genetic links to depression and neuroticism. These may help in the future management of these dreary dis...

Aug 2 2016, 9:39am CDT

Same Set of Genes can Cause Happiness and Depression

Same Set of Genes can Cause Happiness and Depression

Researchers have found that the same set of genes that make us prone to depression could also lead us to positivity in life.The...

Jul 19 2016, 4:02pm CDT

How Genes Guide our Response to Pathogens

How Genes Guide our Response to Pathogens

Have you ever wondered why some healthy people cannot defend themselves well against bacteria or fungi while others may get aw...

Jul 5 2016, 11:20pm CDT

Pointy or Snub? Genes for Nose Shape Found

Pointy or Snub? Genes for Nose Shape Found

It has been discovered that pointy or snub noses may have certain genetic sequences behind them....

May 20 2016, 4:40am CDT

Genes Linked with Stress Disorder Identified

Genes Linked with Stress Disorder Identified

Scientists have identified two statistically significant genetic variants that may lead to an increased risk of post-traumatic...

May 16 2016, 2:43am CDT

Genes to Help You Score Better at Studies

Genes to Help You Score Better at Studies

In a first, a team of researchers has identified 74 areas of the human genome associated with educational attainment.It is well...

May 15 2016, 1:48pm CDT

Study Finds Genes Can Determine Education Level

Study Finds Genes that can Determine Education Level

An international team of researhers have found 74 genetic variations that are linked to how far a person will go in school....

May 12 2016, 4:07am CDT

Scientists Discover 40 Mutated Genes That Can Cause Breast Cancer

Scientists Discover 40 Mutated Genes That Can Cause Breast Cancer

The latest evidence is just in and it says that different types of breast cancer may have many genetic mutations behind them....

May 11 2016, 8:59am CDT

Certain Genes can Make You more Prone to Addiction

Certain Genes can Make You more Prone to Addiction

Why do some people who kick a drug habit manage to stay clean, while others relapse? Why do some families seem more prone to ad...

Apr 27 2016, 1:49am CDT

High-fructose Diet Can Damage Brain Genes

High-fructose Diet Can Damage Brain Genes

Fructose, a sugar common in the western diet, can damage hundreds of brain genes in a way that could lead to a range of disease...

Apr 24 2016, 9:39am CDT

Researchers Find Genes that Influences You to Lose Your Virginity Early

Researchers Find Genes that Influences You to Lose Your Virginity Early

Scientists have found that genes are the determinants of age at which loss of virginity occurs. There seems to be more to DNA t...

Apr 19 2016, 8:58am CDT

Synthetic Cell Created with Minimal Genes Ever

Synthetic Cell Created with Minimal Genes Ever

Scientists have micromanaged the complete construction of a cell with the minimal genetic materials necessary for life....

Mar 25 2016, 8:10am CDT

Study of Yeast Proves Food Quality Affects How Our Genes Behave

Study of Yeast Proves Food Quality Affects How Our Genes Behave

A study published in the journal Nature Microbiology and titled “The metabolic background is a global player in Saccharomyces g...

Feb 19 2016, 8:08pm CST

Genes Decide Whether You are an Early Bird or Night Owl

Genes Decide Whether You are an Early Bird or Night Owl

Researchers have identified 15 locations in DNA associated with "morningness." Morning people are less likey to suffe...

Feb 4 2016, 9:30pm CST

Genes Determine Whether You Live Up to 100 Years, Says Study

Genes Determine Whether You Live Up to 100 Years, Says Study

Researchers find four genes that are linked to longevity....

Dec 21 2015, 12:10am CST

The Harper Road Woman

The Harper Road Woman: Remains of Roman Woman with Male Genes Found In London

She is called “The Harper Road Woman” because her remains was unearthed in Southwark, South London, in 1979, and she is believe...

Dec 16 2015, 9:08am CST

Snakes Actually have Genes for Limbs, Study Finds

Snakes Actually have Genes for Limbs, Study Finds

Snakes still have genetic blueprints for limb development in their genome, according to a recent study....

Oct 5 2015, 1:09am CDT

Scientists find 40 Million Genes in Plankton

Scientists find 40 Million Genes in Plankton

The oceans are full of plankton. This much we know. Now an incredible research project revealed that there are 40 million genes...

May 24 2015, 1:06am CDT

Ditch 'Dogs Of The Dow' - The Mutts Have Bad Genes, Improper Breeding and False Papers

Ditch 'Dogs Of The Dow' - The Mutts Have Bad Genes, Improper Breeding and False Papers

The ‘Dogs of the Dow’ reasoning sounds sensible, the process is simple and the result are being reported as proof that it works...

Jan 8 2014, 5:21pm CST