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Genes and brain characteristics linked to intelligence

A recent study has identified links between genes, brain structure and intelligence. Published this week in the journal Human Brain […]

Genetic data can effectively predict multi-omics traits

A recent study describes the development of an atlas of genetic scores that can be used to predict multi-omics traits. […]

Chronic immune response implicated in age-related macular degeneration

A recent study, carried out by researchers form the NIH’s National Eye Institute, has identified rare genetic variants that could […]

Gene-editing: A Controversial Legacy

The field of genetics is a relatively young science, beginning with Gregor Mendel’s studies on the inheritance of traits in […]

New genes implicated in general substance use disorders

A recent study has identified multiple loci associated with general addiction risk. The research, published this week in Nature Mental […]

New genes implicated in COVID-19 infection

A new study, published this week in Nature Cell Biology, describes the role of the CIART gene in COVID-19 infection. […]

New Study Sheds Light on Endometriosis Genetics and Pain Mechanisms

In a recent study, published in Nature, researchers conducted a large genome-wide association study on endometriosis, including data from more […]

Epigenetics and Ancestry: How Our History Shapes Who We Are

The idea that the experiences of our ancestors shape who we are today is not a novel one. In fact, […]

Researchers discover new genetic associations with chronic kidney disease

In a recent study published in Nature Communications, researchers identified new rare variants and genes associated with chronic kidney disease. […]

A small peptide molecule prevents the progression of neurodegenerative diseases

A recent study, published in Science Translational Medicine, describes a novel way to prevent the death of nerve cells in […]