But more information is not always better, according to a geneticist.
A child’s genes, combined with their environment, will shape who they are. But parenting is part of that environment.
Why do we have seemingly extra amino acids in our genetic code? Quantum chemistry borrowed from space to find the answer.
When the crocs reach their full size, they become trapped inside the caves for the rest of their lives.
The device has closed 12 gaps in the known human genome.
If the same rate of degeneration continues, the Y chromosome has just 4.6 million years left before it disappears completely.
"We can make structures that nobody’s ever even conceived of before; this is a true man-over-nature event.”
“This was a hugely devastating epidemic.”
Most of our historical record about the Phoenicians came from ancient Greeks and Romans—the Phoenician's arch-enemies.
Now might be a good time to try Dry January.
New evidence reveals a previously unrecorded indigenous population and poses a major challenge to existing theories about the earliest Americans.
A human rights group says China is collecting data through medical checkups in Xinjiang, a move that further adds to controls in the Muslim-majority region.
A major advance in synthetic biology was made public this week.
Sorry, Yeti fans—all these samples from sightings of the mythological being turned out to be real animals.
Learning your ancestry just got a lot more complicated.
These synthetic structures could be made into glass or textiles that could absorb sunlight one day.
Amid concerns raised by government bodies, the event has been put off.
If we can overcome our biological flaws—our genes and our inability to make rational choices—our days on this planet may not be numbered after all.
Nucleotides form the building blocks of life—but where they came from has been a longstanding mystery.
The majority-Muslim region of Xinjiang has already been subject to increased government control in recent years.
Each pupil prefers a different learning style and technique.
Abrahim Hassan shares DNA with his mother, an egg donor, and his father's sperm.
Swedish scientist says his work could lead to new ways to treat infertility and prevent miscarriages.