The Code, Part 3: It’s now easier than ever to peer into your own genetic code. But are all of the new companies out there offering you information about yourself that you can believe?
Researchers have determined how satellite DNA, considered to be “junk DNA”, plays a crucial role in holding the genome together.
Hidden layers of regulation that control the activity of genes can produce drug-resistant, surviving cells. New research helps explain how therapy-resistant cancers arise — findings with important implications for the future of cancer therapy.
If people’s explanations of what blockchain is sound like gibberish to you, there is a popular application that shares the philosophy of the blockchain technology that can help you understand how it works: Wikipedia.
Keeping fit, even if you’re born with a high genetic risk for heart disease, still works to keep your heart healthy, according to a new study.
Researchers have tweaked CRISPR, enabling them to monitor the outcome of tens of thousands of gene edits in the time it currently takes to analyse a few.
23andMe CEO and co-founder Anne Wojcicki says consumers don’t need experts to interpret results from genetic risk tests, and compared the information her company offers to at-home pregnancy tests. But is it that simple?
A group of researchers hopes to improve the understanding of present-day ailments by looking at the very engine of evolution: natural selection in humans.
New findings suggest that many senior citizens remain more cognitively and emotionally intact than commonly believed. This could perhaps provide clues as to how we can keep our minds sharper for longer.