A study published in Nature Communications journal found that mice who were purposefully stressed before reproducing had offspring that were more resilient.
In a study released on Wednesday, scientists find that Shakespeare may not have been far off in his dramatic representation of King Richard III’s death.
By Melissa Healy, Los Angeles Times The arrival of fast and relatively inexpensive genome sequencing is likely to open whole new avenues for diagnosing and treating diseases. But in a new study, scientists show that it can also reveal how some age-related diseases — from diabetes to neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s disease and dementia […]
By Monte Morin, Los Angeles Times A study of white married couples in the U.S. — the majority of who were born in the 1930s — concluded that spouses are more genetically similar to each other than they are to random individuals. In a paper published Monday in the journal PNAS, a team of social and […]
After finding the Pakistani suburb where they thought Bin Laden was hiding, the CIA wanted to be sure it was him before sending in the Navy SEALs. So they recruited a local doctor to start a fake vaccination program in an attempt to obtain the DNA of Bin Laden’s family members and thereby confirm Osama’s […]