People with polydactyly — who have more than five fingers per hand — have better dexterity and rewired brains that can control these extra digits.
A new genetic analysis of a fossil skeleton pertaining to a species of mini-humans dubbed ‘the hobbit’ offers interesting insights into human evolution.
Researchers have analyzed abundant genetic and lifestyle data, and they warn that our lifestyle choices can have a serious impact on our life expectancy.
Researchers from Iceland look at how parents’ age and sex influences new genetic mutations in children that may lead to rare medical conditions.
Androgen insensitivity syndrome is a genetic condition in which male sexual organs cannot fully develop. It can be either partial or complete.
For the first time, scientists have used CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing on human embryos to repair a mutation that causes a deadly heart condition.