A healthy lifestyle cuts stroke risk, irrespective of genetic profile

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress (This article and its images were originally posted on Medical Xpress October 24, 2018 at 06:32PM.) (Cover Image) … Continue reading A healthy lifestyle cuts stroke risk, irrespective of genetic profile

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IQ and Ganetics

Your Environment Could Be Changing Your IQ on a Genetic Level, Study Finds

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert (This article and its images were originally posted on ScienceAlert October 1, 2018 at 12:57AM.) The nature-versus-nurture argument of … Continue reading Your Environment Could Be Changing Your IQ on a Genetic Level, Study Finds

Scientists identify genetic causes of mitochondrial diseases

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress (This article and its images were originally posted on Medical Xpress October 3, 2018 at 12:01PM.) (Cover Image) … Continue reading Scientists identify genetic causes of mitochondrial diseases

Octopuses given mood drug ‘ecstasy’ reveal genetic link to evolution of social behaviors in humans

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Latest Science News — ScienceDaily (This article and its images were originally posted on Latest Science News — ScienceDaily September … Continue reading Octopuses given mood drug ‘ecstasy’ reveal genetic link to evolution of social behaviors in humans

Discovering the ancient origin of cystic fibrosis, the most common genetic disease in Caucasians

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Science + Technology – The Conversation (This article and its images were originally posted on Science + Technology – The … Continue reading Discovering the ancient origin of cystic fibrosis, the most common genetic disease in Caucasians

Cell by Cell, Scientists Map the Genetic Steps as Eggs Become Animals

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine A fertilized egg divides first into two cells, then four, then eight and so on. Meanwhile, those cells … Continue reading Cell by Cell, Scientists Map the Genetic Steps as Eggs Become Animals

We’ll probably have to genetically augment our bodies to survive Mars
 

  When it comes to space travel, there’s no shortage of enthusiasm to get humans to Mars, with Space X’s Elon Musk saying his company could take passengers to the … Continue reading We’ll probably have to genetically augment our bodies to survive Mars
 

A kidney disease’s genetic clues are uncovered

This image shows a cross section of a kidney. Credit: Holly Fischer/Wikipedia Researchers have uncovered new genetic clues to understanding IgA nephropathy (IgAN), or Berger’s disease, an autoimmune kidney disease … Continue reading A kidney disease’s genetic clues are uncovered

Scientists have a new explanation for how life could have evolved on Earth

Evolution is full of chicken-and-egg scenarios, but one of the trickiest to solve is whether life existed before there was nucleic acid. Researchers have now provided evidence of primitive biochemistry … Continue reading Scientists have a new explanation for how life could have evolved on Earth

Scientists finally understand how pitcher plants developed the taste for flesh

Plants that feast on animals for sustenance are something of a nightmarish novelty in the world of botany, but what’s even more amazing is how distantly related carnivorous plants from … Continue reading Scientists finally understand how pitcher plants developed the taste for flesh