Co-author Ewan St. John Smith of the University of Cambridge told Newsweek that understanding the genes that regulate pain could help with developing new drugs.
Scientists studied human genes, mice and flies to arrive that their conclusion.
Scientists studied the DNA of 30 transgender people.
Research adds to evidence showing how archaic species shaped modern humans.
Infertility is one of the most common problems for young people, affecting between 10 to 15 percent of couples.
While we might know a lot about the archaeology and history of the city, relatively little is known about the genetics of Ancient Rome. A new study suggest it was "a cosmopolitan centre" long before the Roman Empire.
The woman was part of a group of families genetically predisposed to developing Alzheimer's in their forties.
The Gates Foundation is partnering with the National Institutes of Health to bring gene-based cures to countries in Africa were HIV and sickle cell disease are the most prevalent
The recent death of Elijah Cummings at age 68 underscores a disturbing statistic: black men die, on average, five years younger than white men. A study shows racism's effects on gene activity.
Experts have been trying to find a way to divide up these reproductive cells in different species for years.
The gene is resistant to one of the world's "last resort" antibiotics.
Evolution is a gradual change to the DNA of a species over many generations.
The researchers investigated which bacteria were transferred to commuters' hands in a study that could have implications for antibiotic resistance.
A team of scientists think they might be able use CRISPR to edit out genes associated with autism.
A new drug that mimics the effect of this mutation is in the early stages of development and may start clinical trials in the U.S. next year.
The study authors listened to more than 22,000 voice recordings.
Researchers have studied criminal behavior and genetics for more than a century, and the findings are sometimes controversial.