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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.
Potential biomarkers help diagnose progressive stages of liver disease

Potential biomarkers help diagnose progressive stages of liver disease

Study identifies vital factor involved in the evolution of the human brain

Study identifies vital factor involved in the evolution of the human brain

ASU receives $12.5 million for the development of new Biological Integration Institute

ASU receives $12.5 million for the development of new Biological Integration Institute

Review provides a detailed summary of the biochemistry underlying ginsenoside production

Review provides a detailed summary of the biochemistry underlying ginsenoside production

UTHSC researcher receives grant to extend work on The Cancer Genome Atlas project

UTHSC researcher receives grant to extend work on The Cancer Genome Atlas project

New drug-based genetic platform offers a simpler, more efficient way to study gene function

New drug-based genetic platform offers a simpler, more efficient way to study gene function

Scientists explore whether consuming cocoa can help us age better

Scientists explore whether consuming cocoa can help us age better

Smoking-related DNA methylation patterns explain the variation in BMI between individuals

Smoking-related DNA methylation patterns explain the variation in BMI between individuals

Study imparts mechanistic understanding on early stages of human cancer

Study imparts mechanistic understanding on early stages of human cancer

Polygenic risk scores are no better in predicting disease, says study

Polygenic risk scores are no better in predicting disease, says study

Researchers reveal how aspen forests change genetic structure to adapt to changing environments

Researchers reveal how aspen forests change genetic structure to adapt to changing environments

Study provides deep insights into the association between genes and diseases

Study provides deep insights into the association between genes and diseases

Plant bulbs harboring lethal pathogen make the perfect lab for evolving drug-resistant strains

Plant bulbs harboring lethal pathogen make the perfect lab for evolving drug-resistant strains

Scientists develop data analysis platform to enhance apple breeding process

Scientists develop data analysis platform to enhance apple breeding process

Research findings likely to enhance genome-based disease prediction

Research findings likely to enhance genome-based disease prediction

Massive study identifies 579 genomic locations linked to self-regulating behaviors

Massive study identifies 579 genomic locations linked to self-regulating behaviors

Study identifies variants and genes linked to alcohol consumption

Study identifies variants and genes linked to alcohol consumption

Genomic analysis reveals the facial association between populations

Genomic analysis reveals the facial association between populations

Study reveals the biology and treatment behind rare rheumatoid-like autoinflammatory condition

Study reveals the biology and treatment behind rare rheumatoid-like autoinflammatory condition

Study pinpoints genes responsible for kidney function

Study pinpoints genes responsible for kidney function