Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 12:17
Researchers have found that six common diseases arise from DNA changes located outside genes.
Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 11:42
A new study has revealed that memories can be passed down to later generations through genetic switches that allow offspring to inherit the experience of their ancestors.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013, 13:50
A new breakthrough in genetics, described as "jaw-dropping" by one Nobel scientist, promises to revolutionise the study and treatment of a range of diseases, from cancer and incurable viruses to inherited genetic disorders.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 14:30
Researchers including an Indian-origin scientist have discovered a link between ApoE4 and SirT1, an "anti-aging protein" targeted by resveratrol, present in red wine.
Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 16:56
European scientists have created a map that points to the genetic causes of differences between people.