DNA and Genes Archive
15 April 2011, 01:45 PM ET
Two artists plan to extract DNA from William S. Burroughs’ preserved feces and inject it into other cells. Is this even legal?
15 April 2011, 01:45 PM ET
Two artists plan to extract DNA from William S. Burroughs’ preserved feces and inject it into other cells. Is this even legal?
06 April 2011, 06:58 PM ET
Whether or not you're a caffeine junkie is in part determined by your genes.
04 April 2011, 10:26 PM ET
But wine and liquor consumption didn't seem to increase gastric cancer risks.
09 March 2011, 01:02 PM ET
If it weren't for a lost stretch of DNA, human sex would likely be painful.
03 March 2011, 07:03 AM ET
They use a completely new way of increasing the number of gene copies made
01 March 2011, 06:39 PM ET
Scientists had hoped to find genes that played large roles in autism, but that search has been frustrating, researchers said.
18 February 2011, 04:46 PM ET
Testosterone and estrogen have opposite effects on a gene nicknamed RORA, researchers said.
26 January 2011, 07:24 PM ET
Structure of DNA molecule, and how the newly discovered arsenic-eating bacteria is different.
20 January 2011, 08:55 AM ET
The study is largest to date and could hold clues to defeating the household pests.
17 January 2011, 08:36 AM ET
Friends resemble each other at a genome level, a new study finds.
11 January 2011, 12:50 PM ET
A new mathematical modeling study looks at how quickly a gene predisposing people to be religious could spread through the population.
07 January 2011, 08:06 AM ET
That happened some 170,000 years ago.
03 January 2011, 09:59 AM ET
Blond or ginger perps won't be able to hide their hair color from the law much longer
31 December 2010, 11:55 AM ET
People with a family history of alcoholism, especially women, have an elevated risk of also becoming obese, according to a new study.
26 December 2010, 12:33 PM ET
The sequencing of the genetic code for the strawberry creates new possibilities to improve it, as well as other fruit.
23 December 2010, 05:31 AM ET
Important information that determines how genes are expressed could be passed through the sperm, researchers say.
22 December 2010, 05:55 AM ET
The finger came from a young girl, who was neither like us nor Neanderthal.
19 December 2010, 01:59 AM ET
Although direct-to-consumer genetic tests have been around for a few years, there’s been much debate over whether access to the results is beneficial or actually harmful – and if they’re even accurate.
16 December 2010, 07:12 AM ET
Newly-evolved genes are just as crucial to life as ancient ones, according to new research.
07 December 2010, 10:06 AM ET
Despite criticism from fellow scientists, researchers behind new arsenic-based life stand by their finding.
04 December 2010, 09:05 AM ET
Hostile attention isn't necessarily bad for a groundhog that's at the center of a social network.
03 December 2010, 03:35 AM ET
Markita Landry conducted research involving the study of protein-DNA interactions in Osaka, Japan. The work could ultimately help us understand how much of a role proteins-DNA interactions play in cells and even entire organisms.
01 December 2010, 10:38 AM ET
A gene linked to thrill-seeking behavior makes people prone to promiscuity.
23 November 2010, 03:16 AM ET
The turkey's genetic code, which has been largely sequenced, may help turkey farmers produce better birds.
25 October 2010, 10:24 AM ET
After a night of only a few hours of sleep, some people seem to cruise through the next day unaffected, while others struggle all day long to hold their bleary eyes open. Now, scientists have identified a gene that may help explain why.
07 October 2010, 08:08 AM ET
Research provides new insight into the development of early-onset familial Alzheimer's disease.
06 October 2010, 04:32 AM ET
Ever wonder why you prefer chocolate to vanilla, sci-fi movies instead of romantic comedies or jazz rather than rock?
04 October 2010, 09:29 AM ET
For happiness, life experiences matter.
29 September 2010, 07:53 AM ET
Newly uncovered 'lost' letters reveal additional details on the race to discover DNA's molecular structure
29 September 2010, 07:11 AM ET
Scientists find common variations in the human genetic code that play a role in deciding how tall we'll be.
28 September 2010, 11:17 AM ET
Virus fragments, estimated to be at least 19 million years old, have been found within the DNA of song birds.
16 September 2010, 08:01 AM ET
A new tyrannosaur family tree shows how T. Rex grew from a line of small dinosaurs.
30 August 2010, 07:13 AM ET
Researchers can collect genetic samples from dolphins by capturing their exhaled breathe, rather than shooting them with darts, according to new research.
23 August 2010, 04:17 AM ET
Growing evidence indicates diet alone has less influence on body weight, and other traits, than genetic factors.
10 August 2010, 12:11 PM ET
A few genetic regions control 80 percent of differences between dogs