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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.
Gaining new insights into bacterial pneumonia

Gaining new insights into bacterial pneumonia

Salk’s HPI receives $30 million from Bezos Earth Fund to fight climate change

Salk’s HPI receives $30 million from Bezos Earth Fund to fight climate change

Researchers develop new method to produce artificial organelles in living yeast cells

Researchers develop new method to produce artificial organelles in living yeast cells

Researchers identify potential genetic target for treating painful, invasive form of endometriosis

Researchers identify potential genetic target for treating painful, invasive form of endometriosis

New data can aid research on disease mutations, preserve endangered species

New data can aid research on disease mutations, preserve endangered species

New strategy can speed up the development of bio-based products

New strategy can speed up the development of bio-based products

Unrelated mutations can lead to false positive results in men with advanced prostate cancer

Unrelated mutations can lead to false positive results in men with advanced prostate cancer

Composition of virus communities is shaped by host genetic factors

Composition of virus communities is shaped by host genetic factors

Researchers identify evolutionarily conserved pathway responsible for "closing down" gene activity

Researchers identify evolutionarily conserved pathway responsible for "closing down" gene activity

Study shows 1 in 8 cancer patients had inherited cancer-related gene mutation

Study shows 1 in 8 cancer patients had inherited cancer-related gene mutation

Gut microbes mitigate radiation exposure, repair GI tract

Gut microbes mitigate radiation exposure, repair GI tract

Researchers find genetic correlations between inflammatory bowel disease and stress, depression

Researchers find genetic correlations between inflammatory bowel disease and stress, depression

'Training’ the innate immunity may improve the success of immunotherapy

'Training’ the innate immunity may improve the success of immunotherapy

Researchers are decoding the genetics of agricultural pests

Researchers are decoding the genetics of agricultural pests

Study shows genetic analysis with RNA sequencing can increase diagnostic yield

Study shows genetic analysis with RNA sequencing can increase diagnostic yield

Study sheds new light on penicillin allergy

Study sheds new light on penicillin allergy

Proviral and antiviral genes may help develop new therapies for COVID-19

Proviral and antiviral genes may help develop new therapies for COVID-19

Researchers identify genes associated with autism spectrum disorder

Researchers identify genes associated with autism spectrum disorder

Increased weight is causally protective for breast and prostate cancer

Increased weight is causally protective for breast and prostate cancer

New research sheds light on the working principles of advanced biosensing technologies

New research sheds light on the working principles of advanced biosensing technologies