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Can GMO corn help Mexican farmers reduce pesticides?

Catherine Griffin | 
Is there a way to reduce pesticide use? Scientists believe that insect-resistant maize could be the answer. Scientists have found ...

Genes may aid in alcoholism recovery

Catherine Griffin | 
There may be a new method to help those recovering from alcoholism. Scientists have discovered genetic markers that may help ...

Genetic causes of glaucoma identified

Kathleen Lees | 
Researchers have discovered six specific genetic variations that may be linked to glaucoma. Findings published in the journal Nature Genetics ...

Gene responsible for echolocation identified in dolphins and bats

Catherine Griffin | 
Echolocation is used by both bats and dolphins, allowing them to navigate the world with the use of sound. Now, ...

Genetics linked to violent TV and video games

Thomas Carannante | 
Exposing children to violent video games and T.V. programs has been a subject of debate over the past few decades ...

Genome analysis of cervical cancer suggests new treatments

Catherine Griffin | 
Researchers have made a breakthrough when it comes to cervical cancer. They've completed a comprehensive genomic analysis of cervical cancer ...

As we age, our genomes become less stable

Kathleen Lees | 
As all humans carry "parasitic" strands of DNA that, when not suppressed, copy themselves and spread throughout the genome, these ...

Study of breast cancer in dogs may shed light on human cancer

Catherine Griffin | 
When it comes to dogs, mammary tumors are the most common forms of cancer in females. Now, though, researchers have ...

Genetic makeup and diet affect the intestinal microbiome

Kathleen Lees | 
A recent study shows how genetic makeup and diet can interact with the Microbiome to impact certain health issues. Mayo Clinic ...

Scientists discover origins of “dark matter” in human genome

Catherine Griffin | 
Non-coding RNA is the "dark matter" of the genomic world. It doesn't contain the blueprint for making proteins, and yet ...

Parents’ genes impact child’s back to school fears and anxiety

Catherine Griffin | 
The more we learn about genetics, the more we realize that they control everything from looks to personality to health ...

Genetic mutations work differently in different individuals

Catherine Griffin | 
Scientists have known for a while that genetic mutations can modify each other's effects and that subtle differences in the ...

Scientists identify evolutionarily important human gene switches

Catherine Griffin | 
The following is an excerpt. Chimpanzees are the closest living relatives to humans, and researchers continue to hunt for clues ...

Building block of life found on martian clay

Catherine Griffin | 
The following is an excerpt. A meteorite from Mars may hold one of the building blocks of life. Researchers have ...

Europeans are one big family

The following is an excerpt of a longer story. You can find a link to the full story below. DNA ...

You are what you eat: Diet tied to changes in gene expression and health

The following is an edited excerpt. A small slice of that chocolate cake couldn't hurt, could it? Apparently, it can ...