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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.
New finding could lead to the development of cell death regulators for cancer therapies

New finding could lead to the development of cell death regulators for cancer therapies

Researchers discover a gene variant that protects against severe COVID-19 infection

Researchers discover a gene variant that protects against severe COVID-19 infection

Risk linked to coronary arteriosclerosis may be explained by changes in gene networks

Risk linked to coronary arteriosclerosis may be explained by changes in gene networks

Changes in the activity of gene networks may explain arteriosclerosis risk

Changes in the activity of gene networks may explain arteriosclerosis risk

Cloud-based platform enables easy access to global genomics databases

Cloud-based platform enables easy access to global genomics databases

Scientists examine key mechanisms underlying genomic imprinting

Scientists examine key mechanisms underlying genomic imprinting

Novel research sheds light on the genetic pathways underlying obesity

Novel research sheds light on the genetic pathways underlying obesity

Experts develop CRISPR-Cas9-mediated inheritance control in male mice

Experts develop CRISPR-Cas9-mediated inheritance control in male mice

New 'disease-in-a-dish' system developed to study oculocutaneous albinism

New 'disease-in-a-dish' system developed to study oculocutaneous albinism

Genetic signature of hybrid incompatibilities can be caused by ecology, research shows

Genetic signature of hybrid incompatibilities can be caused by ecology, research shows

Bioenergy sorghum hybrids can improve soil fertility and potentially earn carbon credits

Bioenergy sorghum hybrids can improve soil fertility and potentially earn carbon credits

Scientists use fruit fly embryos to study immune cell invasion

Scientists use fruit fly embryos to study immune cell invasion

Researchers use genomics to dig deeper into lychee’s history

Researchers use genomics to dig deeper into lychee’s history

Scientists discover hotspots in the 'dark genome' associated with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder

Scientists discover hotspots in the 'dark genome' associated with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder

Study identifies novel function for existing protein

Study identifies novel function for existing protein

Revealing a Cell's Components through Artificial Intelligence

Revealing a Cell's Components through Artificial Intelligence

Experts identify proteins that regulate dual processes

Experts identify proteins that regulate dual processes

DNA analyses reveals insights into ancestry, social organization of ancient people in the Nile Valley

DNA analyses reveals insights into ancestry, social organization of ancient people in the Nile Valley

Study unravels novel gene vital for establishing proper left-right asymmetry

Study unravels novel gene vital for establishing proper left-right asymmetry

Adults with rare genetic changes have poorer health, says study

Adults with rare genetic changes have poorer health, says study