Why do some people age better than others? It is partly down to their genes.
A short history of research into the links between genes and intelligence.
The movie Gattaca's warnings about using advances in genetics for eugenics proved wide of the mark. It's time people woke up to this.
A gene mutation that causes problems for neural stem cells – the building blocks of the brain – could be corrected by adding carnitine.
Accusations of animal cruelty at this year's Crufts have reminded us of the mostly hidden dark side of pedigree breeding.
Just because identical twins have exactly the same DNA, doesn't mean they will have the same physical features.
Big Data produces mountains of information, but it's useless for science unless we're asking the right questions.
Gene mutation associated with schizophrenia could have implications for other developmental disorders.
We all know that stress can wreak havoc on your health but what does it do to your genes?
Many babies are born with a genetic variant that can result in the child being neither a typical boy or girl. There has been considerable debate about whether the child should be treated.
Science is about more than protons, genes and neurons. Sometimes a bigger picture can help us make better decisions when it comes to public policy.
Antarctica's blue whales all feed in the same place. But a new genetic analysis suggests they are actually three separate populations that breed in different parts of the globe.
Scientists have discovered the genetic "switch" that causes many animals, including fish, frogs and humans, to look the same at a certain point in embryonic development.
New study may lead to drugs that could alter hair growth, such as stopping hair loss.
Rapid genetic disease screening will be the key to saving East Africa's crops - just as it was during West Africa's ebola crisis.
Genetically modified animals can help to feed the world's burgeoning population, but there is still a lot of misinformation concerning its safety.
It's long been a mystery how queen bees stop their workers from laying eggs. The solution comes from understanding a gene we call Anarchy.
The biology and ethics of gene editing, explained by scientists.
Research on how our lifestyles affect our genes raises the possibility of giving your future kids a better start in life before they're even born.
There's something about mosquitoes that means they don't get sick from the infections they carry. So can we turn that function off, genetically?