Common inherited genetic variant identified as frequent cause of deafness in adults

Common inherited genetic variant identified as frequent cause of deafness in adults

A common inherited genetic variant is a frequent cause of deafness in adults, meaning that many thou...
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Genetic variation in a brain-cleansing water channel affects human sleep

Genetic variation in a brain-cleansing water channel affects human sleep

The reason why we sleep remains an unresolved ques...
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Twenty four genetic variants linked to heightened womb cancer risk

Twenty four genetic variants linked to heightened womb cancer risk

Twenty four common variations in genes coding for ...
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You can test your embryos for genetic defects, but designer babies aren’t here just yet

You can test your embryos for genetic defects, but designer babies aren’t here just yet

Designer baby, anyone? A New Jersey startup compan...
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Hate vegetables? Blame it on a gene

Hate vegetables? Blame it on a gene

Researchers say that the role of genetics in taste...
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Lupus study illustrates the importance of diversity in genetic research

Lupus study illustrates the importance of diversity in genetic research

Scientists at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotec...
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Breakthrough in understanding rare genetic skin condition

Breakthrough in understanding rare genetic skin condition

A breakthrough has been made in understanding a ra...
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Study reveals new genetic link to heart disease

Study reveals new genetic link to heart disease

A collaboration involving the Icahn School of Medi...
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Heart arrhythmia can be acquired by people who are stressed, even with no genetic predisposition

Heart arrhythmia can be acquired by people who are stressed, even with no genetic predisposition

When encountering a charging predator or participa...
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Study highlights need to increase diversity within genetic data sets

Study highlights need to increase diversity within genetic data sets

Polygenic scores can predict a person’s risk...
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