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Procrastinators are pretty impulsive too!

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 11:16

A new study suggests that procrastination and impulsivity are genetically linked, suggesting that the two traits stem from similar evolutionary origins.

Genes modulating breast and ovarian cancer risk discovered

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 15:28

A new study has found the two new genes that influence the risk of women developing breast and ovarian cancer.

Hair raiser! Gene behind human baldness identified

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 00:41

In a breakthrough, scientists have identified a gene that is behind a rare balding condition called `atrichia with papular lesions`.

Two new genes linked to intellectual disability discovered

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 12:15

Researchers have found two new genes linked to intellectual disability.

Fried foods linked to obesity in people with genetic risk

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 15:42

A new study suggests eating fried and junk foods, that most of us love to gorge on, have enough trans-fats, salt and sugar to lead us to an early onset of obesity and related chronic diseases, in people with genetic risk.

Genes may thwart elderly`s exercise gains

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 19:16

Scientists have found that a particular gene in some elderly people may prevent them from fully reaping the health benefits of exercise.

Gene family can suppress prostate cancer

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 14:43

Scientists have discovered direct genetic evidence that a family of genes are tumour suppressors.

Music may be in your genes!

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 15:33

Scientists have identified multiple regions in the human genome that are linked to musical aptitude.

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