DNA and Genes Archive
07 December 2007, 03:05 AM ET
It's human nature to seek our roots, but DNA kits are scams.
30 November 2007, 03:30 AM ET
Scientists have mapped a unique group of genes believed to play a role in health.
30 November 2007, 03:06 AM ET
Gut bacteria that turns wood into energy may improve biofuel production.
26 November 2007, 12:01 PM ET
New research reveals relationships among flowering plants.
26 November 2007, 09:14 AM ET
Flowering plants stockpile proteins to jumpstart growth as soon as light hits them.
19 November 2007, 03:32 AM ET
Genes evolve quicker in males.
16 November 2007, 02:00 AM ET
Calculations show how DNA could form on primordial Earth or outer space.
14 November 2007, 10:57 AM ET
Ancient retroviruses invaded primate genome, allowed for gene regulation.
13 November 2007, 04:10 AM ET
Mice all look pretty much alike to each other.
08 November 2007, 02:25 AM ET
DNA shows that ancient ship cargo was olive oil flavored with oregano.
31 October 2007, 10:04 AM ET
The new technique causes neurons to glow in 90 distinct colors.
25 October 2007, 10:02 AM ET
Bones suggest some of our extinct relatives had red hair and light skin.
18 October 2007, 10:00 AM ET
Such "vanity tests" rely on misconceptions about race and genetics.
09 October 2007, 07:06 AM ET
Awareness has been raised, but the facts are not well known.
01 October 2007, 01:00 PM ET
Archaeologists find Incan kids were fattened up prior to sacrifice.
27 September 2007, 10:02 AM ET
Hair is a better source of ancient DNA than bone or muscle, a woollymammoth study suggests.
26 September 2007, 05:56 AM ET
Genetically engineered microbe "factories" get more efficient.
17 September 2007, 12:20 PM ET
More scientists to help "barcode" all of Earth's known species.
17 September 2007, 04:54 AM ET
The Hugh-Hefner-esque lifestyle could extend humans' lifespan.
16 September 2007, 06:25 AM ET
Researchers link scent of a stinky chemical to a single gene.
10 September 2007, 01:01 PM ET
Gray whales haven't fully recovered from whaling.
30 August 2007, 10:07 AM ET
Discovery shows bacteria's entire genetic code can sneak into animals.
28 August 2007, 10:56 AM ET
Bacteria found in ice cores are alive and have active DNA, study claims.
24 August 2007, 11:41 AM ET
Picky eaters' fear of new foods may be genetic.
22 August 2007, 04:22 AM ET
Was it a magnificent stroke of luck, or was it inevitable?
17 August 2007, 04:55 AM ET
Dodo bones hold hope for extracting extinct bird's DNA.
15 August 2007, 09:24 PM ET
Biologists are finding novel ways that nature forms diverse life on Earth.
15 August 2007, 09:21 PM ET
The genetic potential to create fingers and toes is found in sharks.
15 August 2007, 11:55 AM ET
Scientists accept four forces driving the evolution of complex organisms.
06 August 2007, 01:06 PM ET
Frozen germs in glaciers may resurrect as Earth's climate warms.
06 August 2007, 01:00 PM ET
Frog-killing fungus reproduces sexually, could create resistant spores.
03 August 2007, 05:18 AM ET
Only about 10 percent of them are known, scientists estimate.
31 July 2007, 04:03 PM ET
Scientists tinker with jellyfish and give it up to a dozen heads.
24 July 2007, 08:00 PM ET
Genetic evidence proves that some Arctic Foxes sleep around.
17 July 2007, 07:16 AM ET
Genes influence whether you can listen to two conversations at once.
12 July 2007, 10:05 AM ET
Tropical butterflies have evolved to fend off a deadly parasite.