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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.
Study offers novel insights into how genetic variants play key role in human immune system

Study offers novel insights into how genetic variants play key role in human immune system

Understanding the rise in NTM infections

Understanding the rise in NTM infections

Scientists develop new technique for 3D printing of living tissues

Scientists develop new technique for 3D printing of living tissues

Study: Liver inflammation increases cholesterol levels in people with diabetes

Study: Liver inflammation increases cholesterol levels in people with diabetes

Duke researchers map evolution of sex chromosomes in fungus linked to human disease

Duke researchers map evolution of sex chromosomes in fungus linked to human disease

Feinstein researcher awarded NIH grant to better understand genetic causes of Alzheimer's disease

Feinstein researcher awarded NIH grant to better understand genetic causes of Alzheimer's disease

Researchers develop new technique to locate pathogenic mutations in dark, non-coding genome

Researchers develop new technique to locate pathogenic mutations in dark, non-coding genome

Animal study shows how being bullied can have dramatic effects on sleep

Animal study shows how being bullied can have dramatic effects on sleep

Researcher receives NIH grant to study genetic mutation that prevents tooth formation

Researcher receives NIH grant to study genetic mutation that prevents tooth formation

Salk professor receives NSF funding to pursue advanced modeling of the brain

Salk professor receives NSF funding to pursue advanced modeling of the brain

Age of first menstruation may influence time spent in education for young women

Age of first menstruation may influence time spent in education for young women

Prostate cancer cells gain unnatural ability to change shape and spread

Prostate cancer cells gain unnatural ability to change shape and spread

Discovery of new biological pathway involved in pain processing offers hope for new treatments

Discovery of new biological pathway involved in pain processing offers hope for new treatments

Some people better than others at recovering from wounded heart, says USC study

Some people better than others at recovering from wounded heart, says USC study

Newly discovered biomarker linked to rare metabolic disorders may facilitate better diagnosis

Newly discovered biomarker linked to rare metabolic disorders may facilitate better diagnosis

PerkinElmer introduces affordable clinical genomics services

PerkinElmer introduces affordable clinical genomics services

Researchers identify new genetic mutation that prevents sperm production

Researchers identify new genetic mutation that prevents sperm production

Researchers explore genetic differences, hereditary factors involved in hemiplegic cerebral palsy

Researchers explore genetic differences, hereditary factors involved in hemiplegic cerebral palsy

Study reveals biological basis of severe neurological disorder in children

Study reveals biological basis of severe neurological disorder in children

Scientists propose therapeutic strategy to suppress formation of hereditary bony tumors

Scientists propose therapeutic strategy to suppress formation of hereditary bony tumors