This discovery might lead to a new type of painkillers.
It was also particularly vulnerable to disease well before humans arrived in Australia.
The Amish could hold the secret to the ‘fountain of youth’.
A new GMO crop could help millions with micronutrient deficiencies.
The boy was given a new chance at life.
Shortly after the therapy, the aged cells started dividing and had longer telomeres.
Scientists have sharpened CRISPR’s scalpel.
At the very least, this is a testament to how far genetic editing has come.
It doesn’t seem that Native Americans mixed with Polynesians before European contact.
Their aroma has been described as “terrible” and “foul”. Now we know why.
Redheads might not have more fun, but they’re definitely more interesting.
Only two genes code both the canvas and paintbrush for the intricate butterfly wing patterns.
Gene variants linked to Alzheimer’s or heavy smoking are being gradually weeded out by natural selection.
Let’s just say that famous Habsburg jaw isn’t ruled out.
What we don’t know can’t hurt us, right? Right? Guys?..
Anti-vaxxers finally have a natural option.
It has to do with your parents, and a bit of luck.
Archaeology, meet genetics.
Unlikely discoveries hide in unlikely places.
It’s gotta be pretty important if it has a back-up system in place.