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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.
Gene that could be associated with reduced pain response found

Gene that could be associated with reduced pain response found

Longer life associated with optimism, stubborness and “love for land” finds study

Longer life associated with optimism, stubborness and “love for land” finds study

Rejected antibiotic candidate could be worth a second look, research finds

Rejected antibiotic candidate could be worth a second look, research finds

Long-term U-M study yields framework that could be useful for studying bipolar disorder

Long-term U-M study yields framework that could be useful for studying bipolar disorder

Genetic variations may help identify people at high-risk for chronic pain after surgery

Genetic variations may help identify people at high-risk for chronic pain after surgery

Human ‘common cold’ virus kills healthy chimpanzees in Uganda

Human ‘common cold’ virus kills healthy chimpanzees in Uganda

20% of young colon cancer patients have inherited genetic abnormality, research finds

20% of young colon cancer patients have inherited genetic abnormality, research finds

Male virgins still at risk for acquiring HPV, study finds

Male virgins still at risk for acquiring HPV, study finds

Steroid study provides new insights into medicines' side effects

Steroid study provides new insights into medicines' side effects

Belgian researchers create transplantable artificial ovary prototype

Belgian researchers create transplantable artificial ovary prototype

Study reveals impact of diabetes during pregnancy on baby's heart

Study reveals impact of diabetes during pregnancy on baby's heart

Study provides new insights into development of Sonic Hedgehog medulloblastoma

Study provides new insights into development of Sonic Hedgehog medulloblastoma

Scientists develop new, high resolution method for identifying microbial species and strains

Scientists develop new, high resolution method for identifying microbial species and strains

Researchers discover how high glucose levels in pregnancy affect baby's heart

Researchers discover how high glucose levels in pregnancy affect baby's heart

New study explains why one identical twin more at risk for autoimmune diseases

New study explains why one identical twin more at risk for autoimmune diseases

Texas Biomed scientists develop new animal model that mimics key features of Zika infection

Texas Biomed scientists develop new animal model that mimics key features of Zika infection

Myriad Genetics announces new data on EndoPredict test at 2017 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

Myriad Genetics announces new data on EndoPredict test at 2017 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

Study provides new insights into mechanism of tumor survival in glioblastoma

Study provides new insights into mechanism of tumor survival in glioblastoma

Butler Hospital launches international Alzheimer's disease prevention study

Butler Hospital launches international Alzheimer's disease prevention study

Tgen And Baylor secure federal grant to develop early detection system for pancreatic cancer

Tgen And Baylor secure federal grant to develop early detection system for pancreatic cancer