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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.
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

UCLA research in sarcoma provides much-needed roadmap for personalizing therapies

UCLA research in sarcoma provides much-needed roadmap for personalizing therapies

Researchers ferreting out patients most likely to become resistant to cancer treatment

Researchers ferreting out patients most likely to become resistant to cancer treatment

Research shows great potential of embryonic gene editing to prevent inherited diseases

Research shows great potential of embryonic gene editing to prevent inherited diseases

New findings could help better understand aging process and extend lifespan

New findings could help better understand aging process and extend lifespan

Drug puts a $750,000 ‘price tag on life’

Drug puts a $750,000 ‘price tag on life’

Amyloid precursor protein associated with AD may also be linked to intelligence in children

Amyloid precursor protein associated with AD may also be linked to intelligence in children

Salk scientist Reuben Shaw wins NCI Outstanding Investigator Award

Salk scientist Reuben Shaw wins NCI Outstanding Investigator Award

Mathematical modeling can guide design and distribution of genetically modified genes

Mathematical modeling can guide design and distribution of genetically modified genes

New partnership uses artificial intelligence methods to develop solutions for preventing early aging

New partnership uses artificial intelligence methods to develop solutions for preventing early aging

Proposed machine learning-based framework predicts FGR pregnancies with high accuracy

Proposed machine learning-based framework predicts FGR pregnancies with high accuracy

Study finds current annual TB screening in North America to be costly with limited health benefits

Study finds current annual TB screening in North America to be costly with limited health benefits

Large clinical study reveals the performance of Natera's Panorama® non-invasive prenatal test

Large clinical study reveals the performance of Natera's Panorama® non-invasive prenatal test

Physiology-driven genetic changes have positive influence on brain development

Physiology-driven genetic changes have positive influence on brain development

Scientists developing new tool to help physicians reduce unnecessary use of antibiotics

Scientists developing new tool to help physicians reduce unnecessary use of antibiotics

Hunger-controlling brain cells offer potential targets for new drugs to treat obesity

Hunger-controlling brain cells offer potential targets for new drugs to treat obesity

Researchers find neuroprotective effects of trigeminal nerve stimulation in severe TBI

Researchers find neuroprotective effects of trigeminal nerve stimulation in severe TBI

Scientists use novel algorithm to group similar Alzheimer’s patients for precise drug trials

Scientists use novel algorithm to group similar Alzheimer’s patients for precise drug trials