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.
A genetic technique could uncover potential new treatments for diseases by studying the animal kingdom.
Up to 90 percent of the people responsible for Stonehenge disappeared.
The flying mammals can survive on a meal that almost no other mammal can.
But more information is not always better, according to a geneticist.
"We've never seen anything this powerful," researchers said.
A clinical trial using an antibiotic to treat autism is ongoing in California.
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.
More than 7,000 genomes were analyzed.
If the same rate of degeneration continues, the Y chromosome has just 4.6 million years left before it disappears completely.
Researchers accomplished this feat for the first time and may never be able to do it again.
Groundbreaking insights are shedding light on this frustrating disease.