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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.
The link between tandem repeats and development of Schizophrenia

The link between tandem repeats and development of Schizophrenia

Fastest-evolved regions of the human genome diverged rapidly after split from chimpanzee ancestor

Fastest-evolved regions of the human genome diverged rapidly after split from chimpanzee ancestor

3D “mini eyes” provide insight into genetically induced blindness

3D “mini eyes” provide insight into genetically induced blindness

Genetics and extensive schooling likely cause nearsightedness in children

Genetics and extensive schooling likely cause nearsightedness in children

A gene’s function in embryonic development

A gene’s function in embryonic development

New guidelines for genomic consent benefit patients and researchers

New guidelines for genomic consent benefit patients and researchers

Investigating the direct effect of mutation on sperm behavior

Investigating the direct effect of mutation on sperm behavior

New study figures out which patients will react to immunotherapy

New study figures out which patients will react to immunotherapy

HIV’s covert methods of evading treatment and immunity

HIV’s covert methods of evading treatment and immunity

NIH funds research on mRNA vaccines to stop cancer development

NIH funds research on mRNA vaccines to stop cancer development

New insights into the genetics underlying autism spectrum

New insights into the genetics underlying autism spectrum

Role of adolescent lifestyle in biological aging

Role of adolescent lifestyle in biological aging

DNA barcoding tracks the progression of tumor cells through time

DNA barcoding tracks the progression of tumor cells through time

Genetic predisposition for SLE protective against severe COVID-19 infection

Genetic predisposition for SLE protective against severe COVID-19 infection

RNA-edited regions in brain shed light on neurodevelopment and disease

RNA-edited regions in brain shed light on neurodevelopment and disease

Novel technique expedites research into the genetics of aging

Novel technique expedites research into the genetics of aging

Ancient genomes reveal remarkable information about human evolution

Ancient genomes reveal remarkable information about human evolution

Understanding the architectures of proteins and the machinery at genes

Understanding the architectures of proteins and the machinery at genes

Rare and protective loss-of-function mutations offer possible NAFLD drug targets

Rare and protective loss-of-function mutations offer possible NAFLD drug targets

New genome-wide association study of dyslexia

New genome-wide association study of dyslexia