Chimps, unlike humans, are more likely to choose genetically-dissimilar mates

Two different takes on an age-old topic.

We pick our mates by their genome — even if we aren’t aware of it

Humans too engage in assortative mating, scientists find.

Seahorses have the fastest evolving genome

Seahorses are even more spectacular than we thought.

Revolutionary HIV vaccine to be tested on 600 people next year

We may be zooming in on a vaccine.

Putting Value On The “Gene” In Genealogy

Every day, scientists discover new ways through which genes influence our life.

UK scientists inch closer to three-parent babies

We’re living in the future.

Chromosomes turn out to be half genes, half mysterious coating

That’s a lot of coat.

Gene variant that makes people less inclined to drink alcohol might help treat addiction

Genetic influence on drinking is real.

Scientists show how a high-protein diet can help you lose weight

Several studies have previously indicated that a high-protein diet can help you lose weight – now researchers believe they know how.

Bio-engineered Arctic apples coming soon to a supermarket near you

A Canadian biotechnology company has modified apples to resist browning for a longer time.