Secret to living up to 100 years of age!

The results of the study indicate that several disease variants may be absent in centenarians versus the general population.  

Gene that can cause nearsightedness identified

Researchers have discovered a gene that causes myopia in people who spend at least an hour each day in childhood reading or doing other "near work."

Chimps show greater genetic diversity than humans

Groups of chimpanzees within central Africa are more different genetically than humans living on different continents, a study has found.