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14

Apr

New service creates digital embryos by virtually mixing two people’s DNANow you can see your baby before it’s conceived by virtually mixing the DNA of you and your partner.

New service creates digital embryos by virtually mixing two people’s DNA
Now you can see your baby before it’s conceived by virtually mixing the DNA of you and your partner.

19

Mar

Do obesity genes amplify the effects of eating fried food?Those who have a greater genetic risk for obesity are likely to gain more weight from eating fried foods, a new study suggests.

Do obesity genes amplify the effects of eating fried food?
Those who have a greater genetic risk for obesity are likely to gain more weight from eating fried foods, a new study suggests.

04

Feb

European genes altered by Black DeathNew genetic research shows that the bubonic plague may have caused evolutionary change in Europeans’ DNA.

European genes altered by Black Death
New genetic research shows that the bubonic plague may have caused evolutionary change in Europeans’ DNA.

25

Jan

Harry Potter wizarding genetics decodedA biology student at the University of Delaware explains how magic is inherited in a six-page paper she shared with J.K. Rowling.

Harry Potter wizarding genetics decoded
A biology student at the University of Delaware explains how magic is inherited in a six-page paper she shared with J.K. Rowling.

02

Dec

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Harry Potter wizarding genetics decoded
A biology student at the University of Delaware explains how magic is inherited in a 6-page paper she shared with J.K. Rowling.

hpinsults:

Harry Potter wizarding genetics decoded

A biology student at the University of Delaware explains how magic is inherited in a 6-page paper she shared with J.K. Rowling.

26

Sep

Your science textbook lied: Chromosomes rarely X-shapedWith a new understanding of how chromosomes are actually shaped, scientists can better grasp how shape relates to gene function.

Your science textbook lied: Chromosomes rarely X-shaped
With a new understanding of how chromosomes are actually shaped, scientists can better grasp how shape relates to gene function.

14

Sep

Are you a righty or a lefty? Genes behind handedness foundA new study suggests that the same genes that affect the left-hand symmetry of organs in the body also affects someone’s right or left hand is dominant.

Are you a righty or a lefty? Genes behind handedness found
A new study suggests that the same genes that affect the left-hand symmetry of organs in the body also affects someone’s right or left hand is dominant.

22

Aug

Your mother’s genes may affect how fast you ageDamaged mitochondrial DNA contributes to again as its energy production is gradually disabled.

Your mother’s genes may affect how fast you age
Damaged mitochondrial DNA contributes to again as its energy production is gradually disabled.

11

Aug

Scientists discover ‘werewolf’ gene that makes people hairyExtra genes on a certain spot of the X chromosome cause hypertrichosis, in which people sprout thick hair on their faces and bodies.

Scientists discover ‘werewolf’ gene that makes people hairy
Extra genes on a certain spot of the X chromosome cause hypertrichosis, in which people sprout thick hair on their faces and bodies.

03

Aug

Different kinds of happiness affect genes in different ways, study findsHedonists, take note; your genes may not be responding favorably to your pleasure-seeking happiness.

Different kinds of happiness affect genes in different ways, study finds
Hedonists, take note; your genes may not be responding favorably to your pleasure-seeking happiness.