Precision medicine is changing how cancer is diagnosed.
Running story by Dave Freedman on how a combo of AI, genomics and immunology have brought us to the threshold of being able to solve just about any form of cancer; the catch is that each one will be expensive.
Our ancestors were subjected to full-strength, undiluted, CFC-free, pure-organic, additive-free natural selection. The biggest recipients were young children, for which evolution had the greatest appetite of all.
"What if Alzheimer's is a disease of development as much as it is a disease of aging?" one scientist asked.
Research shows children with 16p11.2 deletion or duplication have a higher chance of having a psychiatric disorder.
"No result like this had ever been described anywhere in the animal kingdom," said study author Daisy Robinton.
Research has revealed fascinating new details about the ancient history of the Americas.
"Rainforests are very challenging fieldwork environments, not least because the warm and wet conditions mean that very little of the archaeological record survives the test of time."
Researchers from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill have been working to alter the genome of patients who suffer from the deadly genetic disorder Hunter syndrome.
New findings suggest that modern humans evolved in populations that were scattered across the African continent.
The last surviving male died in March this year.
This genetic variant may help explain different health disparities between those of African and European decent.
But brutal rulers like Genghis Khan could also be to blame.
"It's like a paternity test, not between father and son but among peoples."
Researchers looked into genetic data on over 300,000 people ages 16 to 102 to learn which genes are linked to intelligence.
If the Arctic permafrost melts, greenhouse gasses equivalent to burning all of the world's forests two-and-a-half times over could be released.
Every day, 91 Americans die from an opioid overdose.
There may be a biological association between father's age and offspring's lifespan.
Neanderthals aren't the only ancient people that have left traces in our modern DNA.