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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.
Research identifies the main gene that causes developmental disability syndrome

Research identifies the main gene that causes developmental disability syndrome

Research highlights the new genetic variations and pediatric NAFLD severity

Research highlights the new genetic variations and pediatric NAFLD severity

Genetic sequencing reveals clues to the sea dragons’ distinctive features

Genetic sequencing reveals clues to the sea dragons’ distinctive features

Researchers create new wheat–rye addition lines that impart Ug99 resistance

Researchers create new wheat–rye addition lines that impart Ug99 resistance

New gene may affect the upper motor neuron cells in the nervous system, study reveals

New gene may affect the upper motor neuron cells in the nervous system, study reveals

Researchers analyze ancient DNA cultural imprint in the pacific region

Researchers analyze ancient DNA cultural imprint in the pacific region

Researchers develop GenoBaits Soy40K to assist soybean breeding and genetic study

Researchers develop GenoBaits Soy40K to assist soybean breeding and genetic study

Study reveals that gene variant regulates protein level to prevent blood clots in the lungs

Study reveals that gene variant regulates protein level to prevent blood clots in the lungs

Endogenous retroviruses in the human genome are likely to pose a risk in regenerative medicine

Endogenous retroviruses in the human genome are likely to pose a risk in regenerative medicine

Fast-breeding sea urchin species may be a game changer in genetic research

Fast-breeding sea urchin species may be a game changer in genetic research

Scientists develop powerful tools using CRISPR-Cas9 to repair genetic diseases

Scientists develop powerful tools using CRISPR-Cas9 to repair genetic diseases

DNA "fingerprints" help scientists to track the health and whereabouts of sea turtles

DNA "fingerprints" help scientists to track the health and whereabouts of sea turtles

A novel mechanism shared by mutations in varied genes could help treat neurological diseases

A novel mechanism shared by mutations in varied genes could help treat neurological diseases

Researchers take a deep dive into the genetic origins of mustelid physiological and behavioral range

Researchers take a deep dive into the genetic origins of mustelid physiological and behavioral range

Research may lead to new therapies for metabolic disorders and other diseases

Research may lead to new therapies for metabolic disorders and other diseases

Researchers understand the mechanisms of deadly fungal infections

Researchers understand the mechanisms of deadly fungal infections

Research sheds light on first chloroplast genome report for Coleanthus subtilis

Research sheds light on first chloroplast genome report for Coleanthus subtilis

New research identifies a destination for zinc chaperone protein's deliveries

New research identifies a destination for zinc chaperone protein's deliveries

Scientists discover a genetic driver that improves yield traits and protein content in wheat

Scientists discover a genetic driver that improves yield traits and protein content in wheat

Digging into the DNA of finger millet to improve the grain's yield and quality

Digging into the DNA of finger millet to improve the grain's yield and quality