Stories say the people of Easter Island's destroyed the landscape before turning to cannibalism. The truth is far more sinister.
As they age, fathers pass on more genetic mutations to their offspring than mothers.
Gene editing is going to change the way we treat diseases, save the environment and address food insecurities.
The president has been quite vocal about his belief in the superiority of his genes.
The Autism Sisters Project seeks to understand why boys are four times more likely to develop autism than girls.
Even though scientists have discovered genes linked to intelligence, trying to use genetics to create a super intelligent animal would still carry huge risks.
The findings could potentially shed light on the behavior of other animals where female aggression is high.
The animals are different to study as they live in harsh climates in politically unstable regions.
A new test that spots this deadly mutation can save dairy farmers millions.
Researchers examined 6,000 Israeli patients' siblings who were diagnosed and hospitalized with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or depression.
People carrying certain types of genes are 70 percent more likely to be obese.
Online guides for losing weight don't work for everyone.
A new study identifies genetic traits that could compel a person to seek out sex at an earlier age.
Our ancestors shared many genetic traits related to conditions of the immune system and skin, as well as psychological issues.
A new large-scale study suggests genetics play a role in more than 20 different types of cancer.