Mutations


Random DNA Mutations Cause Most Cancers

Random DNA Mutations Cause Most Cancers

Scientists have discovered that certain random mutations in DNA may cause cancer in those prone to the disease....

Mar 24 2017, 11:34am CDT

Earliest Gene Mutations of Human Life Discovered

Earliest Gene Mutations of Human Life Discovered

The first gene mutation in humans was found by genetic engineers....

Mar 23 2017, 6:53am CDT

Woolly Mammoths Died Out due to DNA Mutations

Woolly Mammoths Died Out due to DNA Mutations

It looks like woolly mammoths faced genetic isolation before they died out....

Mar 3 2017, 4:39am CST

Smoking Leads to DNA Mutations That Cause Cancer

Smoking Leads to DNA Mutations That Cause Cancer

It has been found that smoking cigarettes leads to mutations in the DNA of the smokers....

Nov 5 2016, 6:39am CDT

Breast cancer awareness

Younger Women with Breast Cancer Are Getting Screened For BRCA Gene Mutations

A new study published in the journal JAMA Oncology reveals that young women with breast cancer are rushing to get screened for...

Feb 11 2016, 4:19pm CST