Rapunzel! Rapunzel! Let down your hair! How is the hair on your head able to grow much longer than other hair?
Scientists studying zebra finch brains have identified about 2000 vocalization genes in a brain region known as Area X.
Have you ever wondered why some dogs have solid colored coats and some have spots? Find out why on this Moment of Science.
Progeria was first described in the nineteenth century. The mysterious disease is often thought of as premature aging.
Got tooth decay? You are not alone.
If you think the Clones on Star Wars were a threat, just wait until you hear about Asian clams.
Most people know illnesses like intestinal upsets can be caused by bacteria. They don't link bacteria with an illness like multiple sclerosis.
Researchers have been studying moose for years and one thing they've found is while arthritis in moose is genetic, it's also triggered by the environment.
I recently read that a team of international scientists has decoded and published the entire genome of the naked mole rat. Why would anyone want to do this?
Modern preventive medicine has saved millions of lives. You'll be surprised to hear that Neanderthals may have helped ancient humans prevent disease with genes.