GM crops pushing Monarch butterflies’ rapid decline

The growing use of genetically modified (GM) crops in the US has led the Monarch.

mitochondrial DNA
Novel DNA test could identify risk of frailty

New research from the Johns Hopkins University suggests that the quantity of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA).

New genes responsible for rare disorders identified

Sequencing DNA and comparing the clinical characteristics of over 1,000 children, researchers have identified

Ants that conquered the world

In a first, Japanese researchers have compared gene sequences from 300 species of Pheidole

Genes of malaria-transmitting mosquitoes mapped

Researchers have determined the genetic sequencing of 16 mosquitoes belonging to the Anopheles genus to.

Genome sequencing can identify hidden cancer

Researchers have found that whole-genome sequencing can be used to identify patients’ risk for hereditary.

Smoking linked to loss of Y chromosome in men

In a new study, published in Science, researchers at Uppsala University demonstrate an association between.

Koala holds clues about origins of the human genome

Eight percent of your genome derives from retroviruses that inserted themselves into human sex cells.

Human genome shaped by evolutionary race with itself

An evolutionary race between rival elements within the genomes of primates drove the evolution of.

Genes, not environment, make some chimps smarter

Just like humans, some chimpanzees are smarter than others, and about half of that variation.