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Genetics is the study of genes and heredity. Heredity is the passing of genetic information and traits (such as eye color and an increased chance of getting a certain disease) from parents to offspring.
Neuroscientists identify combined sensory map for temperature and humidity in fruit fly brain

Neuroscientists identify combined sensory map for temperature and humidity in fruit fly brain

Genetic basis behind friendliness of dogs and humans uncovered in a new study

Genetic basis behind friendliness of dogs and humans uncovered in a new study

Scientists unlock secrets of indestructible virus to create super-durable materials

Scientists unlock secrets of indestructible virus to create super-durable materials

Scientists discover how CD44s molecule gives brain cancer cells a survival advantage

Scientists discover how CD44s molecule gives brain cancer cells a survival advantage

Researchers discover gene mutations that worsen respiratory infections among children

Researchers discover gene mutations that worsen respiratory infections among children

Scientists uncover new genetic markers that predispose individuals to lupus

Scientists uncover new genetic markers that predispose individuals to lupus

Study identifies new gene involved in Fanconi anemia

Study identifies new gene involved in Fanconi anemia

Researchers spot two genes that influence person's risk of Alzheimer's disease

Researchers spot two genes that influence person's risk of Alzheimer's disease

Feinstein Institute professor finds protein as potential cause for lupus

Feinstein Institute professor finds protein as potential cause for lupus

E-Scape Bio announces extension of funding to develop novel drug for Alzheimer's disease

E-Scape Bio announces extension of funding to develop novel drug for Alzheimer's disease

Genetics plays major role in how infants visually explore social world, twin study reveals

Genetics plays major role in how infants visually explore social world, twin study reveals

Researchers identify common genetic factors that influence muscle strength

Researchers identify common genetic factors that influence muscle strength

AI and deep learning can help visualize human bias in complex systems

AI and deep learning can help visualize human bias in complex systems

Study shows potential of whole genome sequencing and AI to help clinicians scale precision oncology

Study shows potential of whole genome sequencing and AI to help clinicians scale precision oncology

Scientists develop new method to accurately determine functional age of cells

Scientists develop new method to accurately determine functional age of cells

Researchers discover basic genetic mechanism that causes congenital myotonic dystrophy

Researchers discover basic genetic mechanism that causes congenital myotonic dystrophy

Natural compound found in strawberries may help prevent age-related diseases

Natural compound found in strawberries may help prevent age-related diseases

Study uncovers new genetic variants for lung cancer risk

Study uncovers new genetic variants for lung cancer risk

Ubiquitous human herpesvirus 6 may play key role in brain diseases like multiple sclerosis

Ubiquitous human herpesvirus 6 may play key role in brain diseases like multiple sclerosis

Clinical management of patients with Cancer of Unknown Primary using new epigenetic test

Clinical management of patients with Cancer of Unknown Primary using new epigenetic test