A Single Gene Could Help Us Bring an End to Chronic Pain

Millions of sufferers could finally find relief.

May 5, 2017

Gene Editing Could Make You Smarter

Is a better brain just a few genetic modifications away?

February 28, 2017

Genetic Idiocracy? Genes Associated With High Education Are Becoming Rarer

The human population is really experiencing "negative selection."

January 18, 2017

A Little Genetic Adjustment Could Reverse Aging

Can we turn back the clock?

December 23, 2016

The Genetic Roots of Disease: Landmark Map Reveals the Genetic Wiring of Cellular Life

It can help us target and destroy diseased cells more accurately.

September 27, 2016

Biologists Assert They Identified the Gene Responsible For Governing Sleep

Caltech biologists have performed the first large-scale screening in a vertebrate animal for genes that regulate sleep, and have identified a gene that when activated for too long results in insomnia.

February 22, 2016

How A Huge Biological Mistake Helps Explain Life As We Know It

New research suggests an answer to a crucial mystery in the history of life and may pave the way in the fight against cancer.

January 14, 2016