Doctors in Scotland recently came across a woman who has a gene mutation that makes everything from bumping into furniture to getting surgery totally painless.
The Ancient Egyptians substantially influenced the personality of the domesticated cat, turning a fierce predator into the house cat of today.
In the 1940s biologists George Beadle and Edward Tatum wanted to “find out what genes do by making them defective.”
In a preliminary report, researchers found that the personality traits we ascribe to different dog breeds have a basis in the dogs’ DNA.
Sometimes attitudes about genes can affect human behavior more than the genes actually do.
The shape of hair follicles determines whether human hair is curly or straight.
According to scientists working at the Monell Chemical Senses Center, the smell of cilantro usually produces a "love it" or "hate it" response.
Are you a twin? No, well are you sure? You could be a twin, but the twin is within, or a chimera.
Hill Rice, a once popular grain among African-American communities, was thought to have been extinct.
A UC Berkeley study shows that wild male turkeys operate using cooperative courtship between dominant and subordinate males.