Research conducted at Lorna Linda University Health shows that children who grew up with parents who had a “warm” parenting style have an advantage over children who grew up with parents who had a “cold” parenting style when it comes to health and aging.
Information about when to germinate is imprinted by the mother plant in the seeds’ genes—essentially turning certain genes off that regulate germination.
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.