Scientists in China say they've identified a gene that may play a role in some people being uncomfortable in relationships.
A Kickstarter campaign aims to bring the tools of DNA analysis to biohackers and researchers without access to expensive lab equipment.
UCLA biologists may have just found a "fountain of youth" gene. In fruit flies, at least.
A pair of scientists say the KL-VS gene seems to not only prolong life but also to boost cognitive faculties.
A rare "Empire Strikes Back" action figure just sold for $11,683, but "Star Wars" collector Steve Sansweet says fans wanting to gamble on collecting might not find the gold mine they're looking for.
By silencing a mechanism that allows cancer cells to reject anti-cancer drugs, a new breakthrough out of MIT and Harvard could dramatically increase the efficacy of treatment.
Injecting mouse embryos with a human DNA sequence leads to a marked increase in brain size -- and may provide insights into Alzheimer's.
In a discovery by a Harvard researcher, a reactivated gene found in embryos helps mice regrow clipped parts of their ears and toes. Could the "fountain of youth" gene hold promise for humans too?
A dedicated site hosts women connected to the White House telling their favourite stories of trailblazing women in science and technology.
Rather than being caused by lifestyle choices, many cancers are merely the result of freak mutations, says a new US study.